Alexandra Bruer is a policy analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. She previously served on active duty for five years in the U.S. Army. She holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Near Eastern Studies from Cornell University.
Fearmongers claim the 5G sky is falling: China is way ahead, and drastic measures are needed to catch up. But these claims are often based on poorly understood comparisons of 5G deployment. China’s 5G stats can paint a misleading picture if taken at face value.