Japan, handed a 5G lifeline by Trump’s crackdown on China’s Huawei, races to catch up

//Japan, handed a 5G lifeline by Trump’s crackdown on China’s Huawei, races to catch up

Japan, handed a 5G lifeline by Trump’s crackdown on China’s Huawei, races to catch up

When Japan invented the world’s first camera-equipped mobile phone two decades ago, it signalled an early but crucial step in the transformation of the phone into a sophisticated high-speed wireless information terminal.Two decades later, as the world develops 5G networks that are tens of thousands of times faster, the nation that pioneered many of these technologies has been almost entirely absent. Having lost the lead in consumer-facing handsets after missing the shift to smartphones,…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2020-12-11T02:12:33+00:00 December 11th, 2020|Technology|Comments Off on Japan, handed a 5G lifeline by Trump’s crackdown on China’s Huawei, races to catch up