A visitor is shown China Mobile’s 5G network plan at the annual industry trade show MWC Barcelona, which was held in the Spanish city from February 25 to 28, 2019. Photo: Xinhua

China’s tech moguls bet on 5G to help lift economy amid increased security scrutiny in the West

  • Nationwide 5G capital spending forecast to range from 900 billion yuan and 1.5 trillion yuan between 2020 and 2025
Topic |   5G

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A visitor is shown China Mobile’s 5G network plan at the annual industry trade show MWC Barcelona, which was held in the Spanish city from February 25 to 28, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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Visitors use their smartphones as they stand next to a 5G panel inside a booth at the annual industry trade show MWC Barcelona, held in the Spanish city from February 25 to 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters

US conducting 5G security review amid hacking, Huawei concerns

  • The study by the Department of Homeland Security involves a wide-ranging assessment of risks
  • The US intelligence community is also engaged in deliberations on the security of 5G mobile networks
Topic |   5G

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Visitors use their smartphones as they stand next to a 5G panel inside a booth at the annual industry trade show MWC Barcelona, held in the Spanish city from February 25 to 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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