Joy Tan, Opinion contributor Published 5:38 p.m. ET March 21, 2019

Huawei is an independent company, owned by our employees and not the Chinese government: Opposing view

As the global leader in 5G technology, Huawei is 12 to 18 months ahead of our competitors. As of today, Huawei has won 30 5G commercial contracts with more than 40,000 base stations deployed across the world.

Huawei’s secure and affordable technology bridges the digital divide. Here in America, many smaller telecom carriers use Huawei gear to deliver connectivity to underserved communities. The advent of 5G will be critical to the development of advanced technologies, like autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and smart cities. Blocking an industry leader like Huawei would hurt those providers, weaken competition, slow