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Samsung steps up 5G drive as Huawei struggles with trade war

South Korean tech giant increases network presence amid US security concerns

Samsung Electronics has made significant gains in the market for 5G hardware.    © Reuters

SEOUL/TOKYO -- Samsung Electronics has launched an all-out assault on the market for fifth-generation mobile communications networks, challenging established Chinese players Huawei Technologies and ZTE as they suffer amid the mounting trade war between Washington and Beijing.

The South Korean technology giant is building up its presence in the 5G market, as telecom providers in the U.S. and its home country increasingly opt for its base stations for their networks

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