November 12, 2019

5G's Collateral Winners: Southeast Asia

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: U.S. News and World Report

Journalist Sintia Radu

While superpowers are fighting for world dominance in the upcoming fifth-generation cellular network technology race, smaller nations may also see some benefits. Countries across Southeast Asia, where giants like Huawei and Nokia are rushing to implement 5G networks, are seeing increased perks and profits in a region that's being strategically contested between the United States and China, say experts.

The 5G services rollout could bring about a $900 million boost for Malaysian telecom companies beginning 2025, according to a study by management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, commissioned by Cisco. Other countries in the region also will see gains.

Read the full story and more in U.S. News & World Report.

Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Martijn served as a ...