5G rollout stalls under strain of COVID-19 crisis

2020 was supposed to be the “year of 5G.” But at home and abroad, the coronavirus is upending plans for the rapid deployment of next-generation wireless technologies.

An August 2019 exhibition promoting Huawei's 5G technologies at the Huawei Campus in Shenzhen in Southern China's Guangdong province.
AP Photo/Ng Han Guan