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5G DOESN’T BELONG TO JUST ONE COUNTRY, CISCO’S VICE PRESIDENT SAYS
The advent of a super-fast 5G mobile network has been dominated by heated debates over national security concerns and fears that major players in the 5G industry, like tech giant Huawei, could be used by China to spy on other nations. But Guy Diedrich, the vice president and global innovation officer at Cisco, insisted to CNBC that no one country or company would have a monopoly on the next generation of mobile internet. “There is not any one country, one company or one continent that’s going to own 5G,” he said, speaking at CNBC’s East Tech West conference in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, China on Monday. 5G is the name of the next generation of mobile networks that are meant to offer super-fast data speeds, though most of the world still operates on the 4G network. The debate over 5G, or more specifically, the debate over the providers of 5G technology, has become politicized with officials in the U.S. and U.K., among other countries, expressing concerns that companies like Huawei could be a security threat. READ MORE