The growing dominance of China’s tech giants in 5G technology has far-reaching geopolitical consequences. To address this challenge, we need to understand the strategies being used to counter China’s dangerous grip on this critical area of tech. In this episode, Jon Pelson, an expert in the telecom industry, shares his insights in his book, Wireless Wars: China’s Dangerous Domination of 5G and How We’re Fighting Back. He dives into the evolution of the telecom industry, from his early days on Wall Street and Madison Avenue to his time at Lucent and British Telecom. He also discusses the rise of China’s tech giants and their impact on global tech supremacy, drawing from his observations during his travels to China. Jon explores the geopolitical implications of China’s dominance in 5G technology, and the strategies being employed to push back against it. If you’re someone who’s interested in the intersection of technology and geopolitics, then this episode is for you. Tune in now.
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