New tech poised to neutralize Washington’s Huawei problem

The rapid advance of Open RAN technology could soon cut China out of allied telecommunications networks for good.

Staff members wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus stand at a booth from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The expo, which showcases Chinese and foreign telecommunciations firms, comes as China has once again begun holding trade fairs and exhibitions after having largely controlled the spread of COVID-19 domestically and comes amid a push by Chinese President Xi Jinping to build homegrown technology champions. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)