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PRNewswire | January 13, 2020

Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), will serve as Chairman of 5G Action Now, a new advocacy organization established to fight for the rapid deployment of 5G technology in the United States and raise the alarm about the importance of winning the 5G race against China. When in Congress, Rogers worked to emphasize the critical importance of 5G to America's national and economic security, and highlighted the benefits of prioritizing this race and successfully deploying 5G before China. "The Chinese understand how important 5G is to America's economy, national security, and global leadership," Rogers said. "That's why Beijing poured massive subsidies into Huawei, worked to undercut international competition, and waged a campaign of unprecedented economic espionage to dominate 5G. It is crucial that we don't allow China to outspend and outplay us on the 5G field." According to a recent study, full deployment of 5G technology by 2035 will enable $13.2 trillion of global economic output, and support 22 million jobs. At issue, today, is whether China or the United States takes the lead in deploying this technology and, therefore, reaps the economic rewards derived from dominance in this crucial arena.

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