Japanese firms have been handed an unexpected lifeline by the US-led crackdown on Huawei, the Chinese company that was at the forefront of the technology’s roll-out. Photo: Reuters
Japanese firms have been handed an unexpected lifeline by the US-led crackdown on Huawei, the Chinese company that was at the forefront of the technology’s roll-out. Photo: Reuters
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Japan, handed a 5G lifeline by Trump’s crackdown on China’s Huawei, races to catch up

  • Japan lost its lead in consumer-facing handsets over the years and has fallen behind Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei in the buildout of 5G infrastructure
  • But with a US-led crackdown on China’s Huawei, Japanese firms suddenly seem a lot more attractive to carriers around the world racing to upgrade their networks

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Japanese firms have been handed an unexpected lifeline by the US-led crackdown on Huawei, the Chinese company that was at the forefront of the technology’s roll-out. Photo: Reuters
Japanese firms have been handed an unexpected lifeline by the US-led crackdown on Huawei, the Chinese company that was at the forefront of the technology’s roll-out. Photo: Reuters
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