Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign wants to push for government control of 5G networks


Politico reports
that President Donald Trump’s 2020
reelection campaign wants to advocate for governmental control of
5G wireless airwaves, which would in turn lease access to private
wireless providers.

The campaign says that the plan is designed to “drive down
costs and provide access” to rural, “underserved” parts of
the country with faster internet access, according to the
campaign’s national press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany. On its
face, the thinking behind the strategy appears
similar to a plan that was leaked in 2018
, which suggested that
the federal government providing its own infrastructure that would
in turn be used by wireless carriers. That plan earned plenty of

backlash from the telecom industry and FCC chairman Ajit
Pai
,…

Source: FS – All Tech News 2
Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign wants to push for government control of 5G networks