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On 5G, Pentagon advisers recommend U.S. military share spectrum to compete with China

April 05, 2019 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Defense Innovation Board is recommending the Defense Department share its electromagnetic spectrum with commercial operators so the United States can compete with China in the deployment of 5G technologies, a recommendation that also acknowledges the cybersecurity implications of an inevitable "post-Western" wireless ecosystem.

The board voted Wednesday to advance recommendations in a new report, "The 5G Ecosystem: Risks and Opportunities for DOD," during a meeting at the Pentagon. The report was authored by Milo Medin, a member of...

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