PhD candidate, specialized in the deployment of 5G in Africa
Charlotte Escorne works on the security, economic and technological issues of the deployment of 5G in Africa. His thesis aims to study France’s strategic interests regarding these issues in specific territories: Gabon and Senegal. She is particularly interested in experiments with 5G technology in “test cities” and the opportunities that they bring to light. It also discusses the leadership position of Chinese operator Huawei and the Sino-US rivalry on these issues.