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ZTE jumps into Japan's 5G market with low-cost strategy

Chinese equipment maker hopes to make up for limited US operations

ZTE Japan's Daimon R&D Center in Tokyo

TOKYO -- Japan's mobile phone carriers are gearing up for massive investments in fifth-generation technology, and major Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE wants a piece of the pie.

Chen Liangwen, ZTE Japan's chief technology officer, said Japan will become the world's showcase for 5G technology, which is expected to become commercially available in 2020.

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