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USA moots two further projects to create a homegrown 5G platform

The USA continues with its quest to build its own 5G industry and be able to sever many hi-tech trading ties with China. It has already proposed a $1bn fund to support 5G equipment start-ups and now two efforts have been mooted, with the aim of creating a common platform based on US software and other innovations. The first plan has attracted participation from AT&T, Microsoft, Dell and others and looks to bring together diverse 5G-related software developments by US companies, to start to build a comprehensive platform that would have no Chinese involvement, and could be harnessed by the whole US industry. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told The Wall Street Journal about the idea, which the paper…

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