The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters

Global firms push US to research 5G tech that would minimise Chinese influence and allow multiple vendors

  • Companies including Google, Samsung, Cisco, AT&T and Vodafone urge US lawmakers to fund next-generation tech development
  • Firms urge research into radio access networks that would move 5G infrastructure away from expensive proprietary hardware dominated by China
Topic |   US-China tech war
The Open RAN Policy Coalition wants to change the way the cell tower radio access network, or RAN, works. Photo: Reuters
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