But what if the government did build a nationalized 5G network? Pros and cons

What if that leaked Trump proposal is actually a good idea? We look into different ideas about the security, efficiency and equitability of a public vs. private 5G network.

Earlier this week it came out that the Trump administration had been mulling the idea of building national, government-owned 5G wireless infrastructure. … All of this got us wondering, why do people think it’s a bad idea? And are they right? … These systems are also super complicated, and private industry has been working on the problem for years, explained NYU Wireless’s Sundeep Rangan. ... “Cellular systems are extremely advanced and the technological innovation requires that there is private incentive and competition,” the associate professor at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering wrote. 

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