FCC chairman: U.S. is already winning race to 5G

Ajit Pai
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FCC chairman Ajit Pai told reporters on Tuesday that he believes — contrary to the position articulated in a National Security Council memo published by Axios — the U.S. is winning the race to the next generation of wireless systems.

What we're hearing: Pai says the telecom industry has invested heavily in 5G and the FCC is helping to encourage the deployment.