Southeast Asia’s market for 5G equipment is still dominated by Huawei and ZTE, but European vendors Ericsson and Nokia have made inroads. Photo: Reuters
Southeast Asia’s market for 5G equipment is still dominated by Huawei and ZTE, but European vendors Ericsson and Nokia have made inroads. Photo: Reuters
Melinda Martinus
Opinion

Opinion

Melinda Martinus

Huawei and 5G: a test for Southeast Asia’s digital transformation

  • Policymakers have had their eyes opened by the coronavirus pandemic to the urgent need to digitally transform their economies and embrace 5G
  • Yet there has been much debate, amid national security and cyber-surveillance concerns, over whether Chinese companies should be included

Southeast Asia’s market for 5G equipment is still dominated by Huawei and ZTE, but European vendors Ericsson and Nokia have made inroads. Photo: Reuters
Southeast Asia’s market for 5G equipment is still dominated by Huawei and ZTE, but European vendors Ericsson and Nokia have made inroads. Photo: Reuters
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