Episode 56

Published on:

11th Oct 2021

This Week: The US and China Battle for 5G Supremacy with Jon Pelson

Analysts Don Kellogg and Roger Entner welcome Jon Pelson to the podcast. Jon is the author of Wireless Wars: China’s Dangerous Domination of 5G and How We’re Fighting Back. 

0:40: Jon shares why China’s involvement in 5G is concerning at this time in history.

5:05: Why Huawei should worry us compared to other companies.

6:24: What did Lithuania warn their citizens about?

8:17: The danger of allowing untrustworthy devices into networks.

8:48: What happens to those who speak out against the Chinese Communist Party’s agenda and what the West can do to stand up against them.

12:17: The role that innovation and invention plays.

15:20: What Open RAN could do to the markets.

16:36: What Huawei is doing in Ethiopia and other parts of Africa.

18:47: How does foreign aid work with the U.S. vs China.

21:57: What is the idea behind “China 2025”?

22:34: The effect of the Trump Administration’s Sanctions against Huawei

Check out Jon’s book here.

Tags: telecom, telecommunications, business, wireless, cellular phone, cellular service, Don Kellogg, Roger Entner, Recon Analytics, ZTE, Huawei, 5G, spying, supply chain, throttling, African Union Center, China, Chinese Communist Party, Nokia, Ericsson, Jack Ma, Open RAN, Ethiotel, neo-colonialism,

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About the Podcast

The Week with Roger
An Analysts Perspective on Telecom
Each week, join Roger Entner and the Recon Analytics team for an analysts perspective on the world of telecom.