Huawei ban won't make the US fall behind in 5G technology, experts say

According to experts, the U.S. will not fall behind in the introduction of next-generation 5G mobile networks if Huawei stays banned there, though smaller countries and potentially Europe could suffer from reduced competition. Experts told CNBC that Nokia, Ericsson and smaller rival Samsung could fill the void left by Huawei in markets where it is prevented from selling network equipment.

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