As top mobile carriers elsewhere flinch at the cost of building 5G wireless networks, China’s telecoms operators are barrelling ahead on the government’s mandate, virtually free airwaves and equipment at less than half the price US carriers are paying. Photo: Reuters

China pulls ahead of US in 5G race despite trade war, Huawei blacklisting

  • Chinese mobile operators are moving ahead on the back of virtually free airwaves and cheap 5G network equipment
  • Telecoms gear suppliers Huawei and ZTE have also established a lead in 5G tech patents
Topic |   5G

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As top mobile carriers elsewhere flinch at the cost of building 5G wireless networks, China’s telecoms operators are barrelling ahead on the government’s mandate, virtually free airwaves and equipment at less than half the price US carriers are paying. Photo: Reuters
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