This multi-year project explores the competitive challenges presented by 5G wireless networking and how the United States, allies, and the private sector can work together to promote common economic and security interests in the development and deployment of 5G technology around the world. This project brings together government, industry, and academic perspectives to better understand the benefits and challenges of 5G and provides concrete policy recommendations to decisionmakers.
Executive Summary Communication networks are the central nervous system of the 21st century economy. The fifth generation of wireless—5G—will be essential to and inseparable f...
By Martijn Rasser & Ainikki Riikonen
CommentarySharper: The 5G Future
5th Generation (5G) telecommunications promises to be a foundational next-generation technology—and vital to enabling the next industrial revolution. The stakes in 5G are high...
By Megan Lamberth, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
ReportsSecuring Our 5G Future
Elsa B. Kania examines Washington and Beijing’s approaches to 5G development and proposes an American strategy for 5G security....
By Elsa B. Kania