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Many experts predict that the emerging 5G wireless technology will revolutionize the world's economy. They say it holds the key to a smarter, more efficient, more connected and a much wealthier world. But a U.S. congressional report claims that China plans to use the transition to 5G and its access to billions of networked electronic devices for intelligence-gathering, sabotage and business deals. Does China aim to put an end to US high-tech supremacy or is it just seeking to build its own industry? The VOA's Jela de Franceschi files this report.
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US and China Fight for Supremacy in 5G Technology

Many experts predict that the emerging 5G wireless technology will revolutionize the world's economy. They say it holds the key to a smarter, more efficient, more connected and a much wealthier world. But a U.S. congressional report claims that China plans to use the transition to 5G and its access to billions of networked electronic devices for intelligence-gathering, sabotage and business deals. Does China aim to put an end to US high-tech supremacy or is it just seeking to build its own industry? The VOA's Jela de Franceschi files this report.

 

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