March 7, 2022
Brett Schaefer and Danielle Pletka
The ITU affects Americans’ daily lives by recommending standards and practices for communications and digital technologies from cellular phones to satellite orbits.
The United States should not allow Beijing to dominate emerging technologies, including 5G, by setting rules, standards, and practices to be adopted globally.
The U.S. should support participation of U.S. companies in the ITU and work to ensure that it remains independent, eschews Internet governance, and adopts sound stan.