Macron backs 5G technology over 'the Amish model'

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'France is the country of innovation... We are going to put to rest all false ideas,' French president told a gathering of French tech start-ups.

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France will move forward with its planned deployment of 5G telecom networks despite detractors who would prefer "the Amish model" and "going back to the oil lamp", President Emmanuel Macron said, reports FRANCE 24.