The U.S. relies on the private sector rather than government for 5G-related investments, and that gives us flexibility to adapt to market conditions. But it also requires getting the policies and standards right to ensure early and broad deployment of 5G.
Deloitte release a new paper that examines how the United States compares to other countries with regards to 5G network development and deployment. The verdict? The United States has a lot of catching up to do.
As more and more economic activity happens online, affecting every industry, broadband itself has now become a critical national infrastructure that undergirds growth throughout the economy and ensures America preserves its competitive edge against other countries that seek to dominate increasingly global markets.