Huawei and the 5G revolution

Huawei and the 5G revolution: Technology giant's grand ambitions for US dashed

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg delivers a keynote address at CES 2019 at The Venetian Las Vegas, on Jan 8, 2019.
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg delivers a keynote address at CES 2019 at The Venetian Las Vegas, on Jan 8, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

America's 5G roll-out has so far been limited to home Internet and hot spots, but fully fledged 5G mobile service and 5G-enabled mobile phones will be available to millions of people this year.

However, Chinese technology giant Huawei, which once had grand ambitions for the American market, has been effectively locked out of this 5G drive.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2019, with the headline 'Huawei's grand ambitions for US dashed'. Print Edition | Subscribe