Former FCC Chairman Explains Why 5G Isn’t a Race

NextGov: Much of the discussion around the emergence of 5G wireless technology signals that there’s a global race between conflicting stakeholders pushing to launch it first.

But framing the tech in the context of a “contest” distracts major players from developing cohesive strategies that are necessary to deploy and govern it, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler warns in a report released by the Brookings Institution Tuesday.

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