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Bipartisan zeal for blocking Chinese suppliers blooms at Senate Commerce hearing on 5G development

February 07, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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The top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee urged scrutiny of foreign components for securely building next generation -- 5G -- networks, in remarks that the panel’s Republican chairman said show a bipartisan approach to advancing the technology.

“We need to have a serious conversation about what level, if any, of foreign components we are going to allow into the 5G network,” Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said Wednesday in laying out three points for incorporating a cybersecurity strategy into 5G...


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