Why is Western China's obsession with fifth-generation 5G technology?

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Reports say that the British government has allowed Huawei to play a "limited role" in establishing the next generation of electronic communications among international pressures, especially in the West, on the security risks surrounding the new technology.

British government sources reported to Reuters news agency that London intends to allow Huawei to contribute to the creation of non-essential parts of the fifth-generation network 5G) In the country, but will prevent them from participating in the construction of the main parts of the network.

The central part of the network is the dynamic joints in which critical information is stored, while the non-core part includes equipment such as towers, antennas and other non-vital equipment.

The move came despite calls from the United States, Britain's close ally, to prohibit Huawei from fully participating in the construction of the generation infrastructure. 5G Stating that it could be used for interceptions, espionage or sabotage by Beijing.

Technology experts say fifth-generation technology can fundamentally change our lives, as its super speed will allow it to control cars that lead to remote operations.

But US officials argue that this will increase security concerns as a result of the key role that electronic communications will play in our daily lives and the number of devices connected to the new system.

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The move came despite calls from the United States, Britain's close ally, to prohibit Huawei from fully participating in the construction of its 5G infrastructure on the grounds that it could be used for eavesdropping, espionage or sabotage by Beijing

A vital infrastructure

Extensible technique 5G In all aspects of life, from hospitals to transport networks to power plants, it will become an integral part of the infrastructure of all countries.

This will make the consequences of these networks or their deliberate use of sabotage more dangerous.

"It will be a technology," says Robert Strayer, director of e-policy at the State Department 5G It has a great impact on all aspects of our life as it will become the vital infrastructure of many services provided to the general public. So if a network stops abnormally 5GThere will be serious effects for all axes of society "

New contacts

Experts say that the speed of communication in the network is increasing 5G, It will cover billions of electronic devices for Internet connection.

These include telephone connections and traditional Internet connections and will also include devices and equipment that can connect to the Internet from dishwashers to advanced medical equipment. The Foundation foresees GSMA Which should double the number of devices by at least three times up to 25 billion by 2025.

However, as the network grows and expands, it will provide more opportunities for hackers and saboteurs to attack the network for their own purposes. In other words, a larger and more complex network will need protection.

Distributed network

An important change is my technology 4G is 5G The ability of this last to implement sophisticated features was the monopoly of the core or "core" of the networks and their distribution and distribution to other parts of the network. This will provide faster, more secure and more reliable communications.

But it will also mean that technicians and specialists will not be able to protect the joint parts of the system, according to US officials.

A number of British officials are in agreement.

Tom Togendhat, chairman of the British Parliament's foreign relations committee, said "to allow Huawei to participate in the creation of a system infrastructure 5G In Britain it will lead our allies to doubt our ability to obtain information and it will also undermine confidence in the five-eye system ".

The "Five Eyes" is an intelligence system whose members include Britain, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, all English-speaking countries.

"The distinction between basic and non-core is very difficult in terms of the system 5G"He said.

Use the system 5G

It is a system 5G The ultimate system for wireless communication.

Currently, this service provides only five companies, namely Huawei ZTE (Chinese), Nokia (Finnish), Samsung (South Korea) and Eriksson (Swedish).

The new system came into use in April 2019 in South Korea, as the companies said SK Telecom He said he had installed 38,000 broadcasting stations, a company said KT He established 340 thousand stations and said the company LG It has established 180 stations in six cities.

Verizon has launched a service 5G In a limited number of stations in the cities of Chicago and Minneapolis in the United States.

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