Huawei 5G has gone live in Russia despite hurdles made by the US

Huawei 5G
Huawei flagship phone Mate 20 X. Huawei's new flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and services because of a US trade ban.

Huawei 5G has gone live in Russia, marking another victory for China against the US in an ongoing trade war.

Huawei 5G has gone live in Russia. This isn’t the first 5G pilot to launch in Moscow, but the most crucial as it is based on an agreement signed between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during 2019 St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The context of these dialogues comes amid growing Trade spat and the separation of emerging technology between East and West, thus giving this launch a notable political significance.

The simple explanation is that whichever country dominates in the development of 5G technology and deploy it before any other victory seeker will see more economic growth and will have more power.

Due to the on-going and continuously growing trade war between Washington and Beijing, in front of the Canon is Huawei. The US is against every country willing to purchase Huawei’s 5G technology. For the US, it means maintaining the technological and economic dominance it developed with its 4G wireless technology. But for China, it’s an opportunity to surpass the US ownership of being a superpower to rise as the economic and geopolitical superpower.

Russian network Tele2 teamed up with Ericsson in Moscow several weeks ago. And now, according to media resources this weekend, competing for mobile operator MTS “has teamed up with Chinese tech giant Huawei for a 5G pilot scheme in Moscow, where for the first time the super-fast network will cover almost the entire city.”

5G race was not the only Huawei agenda when Xi met Putin in June. That same convention also discussed the potential for Huawei smartphones to use Russian OS Aurora, which had been discussed in more detail between Huawei and Russia’s minister of digital development and communications.

5G race was possibly going to determine whether the US will be successful enough to mark its technological dominance and manipulate geopolitics for the next couple of decades but for the US is continuing to lose control to China, which is using IT advancement as a tool for becoming a superpower, even after the endless efforts made by US to threaten the world of possible sanctions and other consequences for using Chinese technology.

Huawei is expected to launch a 5G-capable Mate 30 line of smartphones next month, the first major phone released by the company since US trade restrictions were made.

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