March 02, 2019

China sets up 5G stations in Tibet

Featuring Elsa B. Kania

Source: The Times of India

Journalist Saibal Dasgupta

China has established the first set of three 5G stations in the Tibet region bordering India. The purpose, it is said, was to enhance communication to serve the local population.

Experts believe that 5G, which can support Internet of Things (IoT) more effectively, can serve a wide range of military purposes, including monitoring the mountainous border and deployment of weapons.

Read the full article and more in The Times of India.

  • Elsa B. Kania

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Elsa B. Kania is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her research focuses on Chinese m...