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China knows the power of 5G. Why doesn’t the U.S.?

10 mins | Jul 26, 2021
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The West needs to recognise it before it’s too late. Biden's belt and road initiative, revealed at the recent G7 conference, is an important step in rivalling China’s rising influence. But, this plan needs to focus more on technological infrastructure if it wants to be successful. Democracy and technology experts Rumana Ahmed and Moira Whelan examine how 5G could balance the scales in favour of authoritarianism or democracy worldwide.
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