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How one FCC commissioner wants to speed up U.S. deployment of 5G

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Republican FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr laid out his strategy for speeding up U.S. deployment of 5G networks during a speech in Brussels on Wednesday.

Why it matters: After the telecom industry and the FCC widely panned a National Security Council proposal to create a government-run 5G network, conversation has pivoted to how to ensure the U.S. leading the international race to 5G and warding off threats from countries like China.