Mobile phone masts in Johannesburg, where Chinese firm Huawei is a supplier, are a reminder of the opportunities in Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
Mobile phone masts in Johannesburg, where Chinese firm Huawei is a supplier, are a reminder of the opportunities in Africa. Photo: Bloomberg

China-US tech war ‘in crucial decade’ as developing nations pick sides

  • Wider access to internet and urban growth could reshape global networks by 2030, Washington think tank says in report
  • With China and the US set to compete for the spoils, Beijing has begun building its ‘digital silk road’

Mobile phone masts in Johannesburg, where Chinese firm Huawei is a supplier, are a reminder of the opportunities in Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
Mobile phone masts in Johannesburg, where Chinese firm Huawei is a supplier, are a reminder of the opportunities in Africa. Photo: Bloomberg
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