Kenya has the most advanced internet and cellular services in eastern Africa. Now they want to move up to 5G, possibly using Huawei technology. But with Huawei banned in the US will they continue with their plans anyway?
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Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Joe Biden discussed regional security in East Asia, but also talked technology, the Olympics and golf.
For the first time ever, China's electronics giant Huawei sold more smartphones than the South Korea's Samsung in the last quarter, according to an industry tracker. Still, Huawei faces trouble on the global market.
The British government has said the country's 5G network must be purged of Huawei equipment by 2027, and new purchases of Huawei 5G network equipment will be banned starting in 2021.
Amid a growing rift with the United States, China has announced a sanctions regime Beijing says will "protect the interests" of Chinese companies from "unreliable" foreign firms.
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