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please let me introduce you to our first five G. smart phone Shami has entered a five G. with a big theme at the mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year is five G. that's the next generation mobile technology that promises download speeds many times faster than days we get from existing networks on Douglas fine reporting for voices from Barcelona operators in thousands of companies in the telecoms ecosystem a trying to figure out I use cases that can make them enough money to justify the billions of a need to invest in five G. networks these range from connected calls to remote surgery too intelligent waste water management whether the reality will live up to the hype is still an open question fall away it is making the biggest splash with the launch of its mate X. folding five G. phone it claims it will be the world's fastest you can download a movie in just three seconds walkways going head to head with Sam soon which has just announced a two thousand dollar folding phone their launches to from LG Sony HMD they are in the Nokia brands and show me the Chinese smartphone maker , well is in the spotlight because of the critical role it plays as a network Venda the US administration all keys that because of the company's closeness to the Chinese state it poses a national security threat will holy disagrees and is flooding the same here in Barcelona to make its case US officials will also be here arguing the case as they have done in recent weeks for European governments to shots Chinese vendors out of them all kids as countries like Australia have already done however in the last couple of days US president Donald Trump has signaled a potential softening in his position he says the Chinese vendors could be included as part of a wider trade deal between Washington and Beijing