If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: 5G | The Daily Show

  • Published on May 23, 2019
  • The U.S. and China race to perfect and control 5G technology, which would affect everything from video download speeds to national security, and Donald Trump mounts a defense against Chinese tech giant Huawei.
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  • dcbsmt
    dcbsmt 3 hours ago

    5G is bullshit. What we have now may already cause cancer. I don't really want to find out how much worse 5G is gonna be.

  • Anthony doungel
    Anthony doungel 5 hours ago

    Thus The downfall of US begins...
    The sanctions are just gonna make Huawei better their positions in the market once everything opens up again...

  • MakeupBy Faysal
    MakeupBy Faysal 12 hours ago +1

    I love you💋💋

  • Neil Patterson
    Neil Patterson 14 hours ago

    I've heard that 5G as it stands now sets our weather tech back 10-20 years, having something to do with the spectrums of radio in use. Our super Doppler radar won't be as effective for that reason.

  • Nursein2k17
    Nursein2k17 15 hours ago

    guys, this piece of garbage forgot to mention whats the sideeffects of 5g, it kills birds which is near the tower. what will happen if we all get hit the waves every day every seconds???

  • Janakiram Nallamothu
    Janakiram Nallamothu 16 hours ago

    Now USA wants India not to allow Huawei to participate in upcoming 5G trails.

  • Peruvian Don
    Peruvian Don 17 hours ago

    Trevor for someone that claims to be in touch with Africa you should know the bad business deals China did in Africa I love China I really do but they don't have a good track record in business

  • Peruvian Don
    Peruvian Don 17 hours ago

    Apple already has 5g so to anyone in the comment section saying the U.S doesn't have any they better re check that fact again

  • Riruka
    Riruka 17 hours ago


  • Andy Liu
    Andy Liu 18 hours ago

    CHINA #1

  • holly mack
    holly mack 20 hours ago

    Trevor talks about trump so much he must say his name in the bedroom when hes fucking his boyfriend did you hear what trump did a lil bit lower ,,,trump did this omg I'm gonna bust trump trump explosion trump just Twitter on his Facebook time for round two lol

  • Sucrey galgo
    Sucrey galgo 23 hours ago

    America is going down china will soon rise thats how it is. China will soon have a rival.

  • TheSocialHandGrenade

    I really wish Obama was assassinated because he would have done more good for black people dead than being president for 8 years 🤦🏽‍♂️

    SAMEER AHMAD Day ago

    China is the best in terms of technology

  • Ghughu Maal
    Ghughu Maal Day ago


  • Ghughu Maal
    Ghughu Maal Day ago

    And ... V=IR???
    New method...

  • Ghughu Maal
    Ghughu Maal Day ago

    Talk about bringing birds down

  • Susie H
    Susie H Day ago

    Brings a new meaning to fake it till you make it 🤣

  • hsdte95
    hsdte95 Day ago +1

    China might spy on us. The US will spy on us.

    JAMES VICTOR Day ago

    I'm watching this on huawei phone 😁

  • Jay Dars
    Jay Dars Day ago

    oh man u fuck trump america and apple

  • Jay Dars
    Jay Dars Day ago

    i hate america

  • Carlos Lunna
    Carlos Lunna Day ago

    trevor noah 2020!!

  • Chi Huang
    Chi Huang Day ago

    Same tactics Thomas Edison used to smear Tesla a century ago! You can teach an old dog new tricks...

  • Hui Chen
    Hui Chen Day ago


  • Pir Raza
    Pir Raza 2 days ago

    5g is great. Just let it happen america

  • Liana Love INFJ
    Liana Love INFJ 2 days ago


  • suraj bhatt
    suraj bhatt 2 days ago

    5g will be the end of us
    We can't handle that much radiations.
    By doing that we will se surrounded by radiations all the time no matter how close your devices are..that surely goona affect the upcoming generation severely.
    Let’s start with some basic background on 5G technology. Faster processing speeds require more bandwidth, yet our current frequency bandwidths are quickly becoming saturated. The idea behind 5G is to use untapped bandwidth of the extremely high-frequency millimeter wave (MMW), between 30GHz and 300GHz, in addition to some lower and mid-range frequencies.
    High-frequency MMWs travel a short distance. Furthermore, they don’t travel well through buildings and tend to be absorbed by rain and plants, leading to signal interference. Thus, the necessary infrastructure would require many smaller, barely noticeable cell towers situated closer together, with more input and output ports than there are on the much larger, easier to see 4G towers. This would likely result in wireless antennas every few feet, on every lamp post and utility pole in your neighbourhood.
    Here are some numbers to put the dangers of 5G into perspective: as of 2015, there were 308,000 wireless antennas on cell towers and buildings. That’s double the 2002 number. Yet 5G would require exponentially more, smaller ones, placed much closer together, with each emitting bursts of radiofrequency radiation (RFR)-granted, at levels much lower than that of today’s 4G cell towers-that will be much harder to avoid because these towers will be ubiquitous. If we could see the RFR, it would look like a smog that’s everywhere, all the time.

  • Moi Hoi
    Moi Hoi 2 days ago

    And us dont spy???

  • Karina Bedonia
    Karina Bedonia 2 days ago

    Donald trump is a dick

    VENUSWAGGON k 2 days ago


  • MX Q
    MX Q 2 days ago


  • Aali145 Aali145
    Aali145 Aali145 2 days ago

    Nice joking person love you

  • Ali Ahmed
    Ali Ahmed 2 days ago +1

    In Egypt to download a 2 hour film it you will need about 48 hours

  • Chelseee A
    Chelseee A 3 days ago +1


  • Firoz M
    Firoz M 3 days ago

    China cannot be trusted in terms of any national security or rather in any terms...

  • Marta Marta
    Marta Marta 3 days ago

    You should thank Trump ... so you have a subject to speak about .

  • Liz Li
    Liz Li 3 days ago


  • elias varela
    elias varela 3 days ago

    people dont know the purpose of 5G yet, Mormons do! America does spy on us already!

  • Chou Ali
    Chou Ali 3 days ago

    Anybody watching this video while using Huawei? Lol😂

  • Achu Harsh
    Achu Harsh 3 days ago +2

    i will probably go with china coz us is the greedest country i have ever seen exploited middle east for oil. Worked apart ww2 to get the power no. 1 spot. Bombarded japan. Afgan nd iraq. Us ain't what u think its the villian which trys to be the hero. Us will stab u from the back to achieve what they want. Cheater of the nations.

  • Harvey Lu
    Harvey Lu 3 days ago

    "Huawei" a beautiful land or place. Which really means China or the middle kingdom

  • Harvey Lu
    Harvey Lu 3 days ago

    5g no buffer, philippines' dream

  • Orkapipo Orkalino
    Orkapipo Orkalino 4 days ago

    5g is bad for us

  • danish cookie
    danish cookie 4 days ago

    Looks like china needs a little democracy.

  • terry smith
    terry smith 4 days ago

    Is that why Trump have a big problem with Mexico too.. they can do things he can't.. Obama has style class and a wife who loves him so he hates him too... TRUMP is a true white caucasian from America.. he's not American, an American person would NEVER turn on their military and shake hands with a foreign leader or sleep with a foreign lady.

  • Naga videos
    Naga videos 4 days ago

    Using 5g it is going to kill more birds. By getting billions money is not matter . this technology can create a new problems. China can spy at anywhere.

  • Adam Johns
    Adam Johns 4 days ago

    America is synonym for whites - the white devil.

  • Anton Vlasov
    Anton Vlasov 4 days ago +1

    China new bee!

  • Juan Mercado
    Juan Mercado 4 days ago

    This is a fact:5g causes brain cancer. Look it up sheeple

  • reuben vhengani
    reuben vhengani 4 days ago +1

    This war tho...

  • Benji1982 Zhuang
    Benji1982 Zhuang 4 days ago +1

    I used to respect USA but for this huawei case i think USA goverment so are lame and a loser. Its like a sport when u almost lose u just break the others legs and wont admit u lose. And try to win back in the next round like a gentleman....

  • Haha Haha
    Haha Haha 4 days ago +16

    Mom can we have 5G
    Mom: We already have 5G at home
    5G at home : 5Ge

  • Driftsイクラス
    Driftsイクラス 4 days ago

    Typical American policies, play it dirty...

  • Tut Seng Lim
    Tut Seng Lim 4 days ago

    Amazing, only you could put such hard topics in a light hearted manner, thumbs up!

  • Jason Robertson
    Jason Robertson 4 days ago

    5G is shit for your health. Let em have it. We need to stop pushing for it.

  • 影雨 Jeremy
    影雨 Jeremy 4 days ago


  • 影雨 Jeremy
    影雨 Jeremy 4 days ago +1

    哔哩哔哩乾杯 []~( ̄▽ ̄)~*

  • Nadia somethin
    Nadia somethin 5 days ago +2

    Genius, hilarious, creative 😍, great comedian! 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

  • hayat lenas
    hayat lenas 5 days ago


  • Alex Pangadapun
    Alex Pangadapun 5 days ago

    Spy US and Trump??? Or apple is going down. Or China is smarter than Trump.

  • Wretched The
    Wretched The 5 days ago +3

    Well said on that race

  • I AM CM
    I AM CM 5 days ago

    Trading your brain and what little privacy left for faster technology...im good. Nothing good comes out of it.

  • zaid taha
    zaid taha 5 days ago

    Lmao so many chinese bots.

  • Amore saw
    Amore saw 5 days ago

    In Iraq we don't have 4g not 5g 😭😭😭

  • My Cup Of TAE
    My Cup Of TAE 5 days ago +1

    Huawei phones as great, and their cameras 🤯. I don’t know why in the USA everyone is so against Chinese phones, they work better than iPhones.

  • phoeniximperator
    phoeniximperator 5 days ago

    America may have its faults but putting that kind of power in a totalitarian state like China is a mistake... just ask Hong Kong how they feel about their big brother's tantrums.

  • ko chulip
    ko chulip 5 days ago +12

    American: we can’t trust them, they can spy on us
    Also American: PRISM surveillance system activated
    China: Bruh...

  • gan zou
    gan zou 5 days ago


  • Ir. Djonny Simarmata Msc

    Naaaknow 😁 well may be there are so many socially retarded people in china who want spend his entire day researching in the lab .

  • Sar
    Sar 5 days ago +39

    "On 4G, you'd be waiting six minutes."

    • Sar
      Sar 9 hours ago

      @Tausif Karim much slower

    • Bhavya Dubey
      Bhavya Dubey 3 days ago

      @Tausif Karim slower probably,,

    • Tausif Karim
      Tausif Karim 3 days ago

      Is it faster or slower ?

  • Naeem Muhammad
    Naeem Muhammad 5 days ago

    Good job

  • Ramadhan Makata
    Ramadhan Makata 5 days ago

    in china we trust and we will win this race

  • jcgameryt519
    jcgameryt519 5 days ago

    fuck trump

  • Sally Boyer
    Sally Boyer 5 days ago +1

    AT&T is faking it 😂 we are so doomed

  • Girish Kumar
    Girish Kumar 6 days ago +1

    6:07 really America

  • Arian z
    Arian z 6 days ago +1

    A joke ,we America government never spy anything

  • RYAN56721
    RYAN56721 6 days ago

    What is China going to do about intercepting our internet traffic with 5G?? There not going to find much
    *Message pop up
    China tech: hey i dont get this where im at they banned all the sites, can i browse with you?? Hope my boss doesn't find out
    Me: *types "haha sure"
    Me: *Browses more Emily Bloom "shes a looker isnt she"
    China tech: Thanks m8
    Me: hey wana look up Redheads ;P
    China tech: shit my boss is coming gtg
    Me: ahhh :(
    Tech boss: what a wanker, go find something else to watch yeahh, were suppose to be intercepting important targets not watching porn!!
    China tech: fine...
    Tech boss: OOOO is he looking up redheads
    China tech: :)

  • fazri zul
    fazri zul 6 days ago

    Woooowww same to me i also see at my iphone 7 5c

  • Raist Oner
    Raist Oner 6 days ago +4

    What US company sells 5G equipment? I'll wait

  • edy barthelemy
    edy barthelemy 6 days ago

    NASA got better than 5g

  • TechMagnet
    TechMagnet 6 days ago +2

    nice content. you should upload more on this topic

    • Okito Lim Wai Kit
      Okito Lim Wai Kit 5 days ago

      Me when I saw a verified user comment...


  • Josh Cate
    Josh Cate 7 days ago +2

    I love how trump is trying to sell us on 5G by saying it will help the farming community. I've never heard a farmer say that his crops would grow better if he had faster cell phone data speeds.

    • 7
      7 3 days ago

      There's machines that work online. Just read about how someone's cow milk machine (or smthing like that) was hacked because it was online.

  • ForAmerican
    ForAmerican 7 days ago +18

    Just fake it like Apollo moon landing. All done in a studio and Arizona desert.

  • Olga Sanchez
    Olga Sanchez 7 days ago +3

    You need to get your self better informed my dear Trevor, 5G will kill and destroyed the brain and the organs litle by litle, day by day because it's extreme radiation and it will affect all of Us my dear Trevor, You need 2 do better research 😎

    • umumararungu caritas
      umumararungu caritas 6 days ago +1

      Ismael Mote tell him

    • Ismael Mote
      Ismael Mote 7 days ago +1

      Hahha, if 5G thus have something bad effect to our health, then why NASA has a lot faster connection? And why their not ill?

  • EYE
    EYE 7 days ago

    If you don’t know now you know chigga

  • genesis llamado
    genesis llamado 7 days ago

    Just Fake it! like it was made on china hahaha . make it even

  • ncode03
    ncode03 7 days ago

    Moon landings, if you can't do it fake it. Only decades ago everybody swallowed everything the media tells them and we all know now what that kind of power can do to a person and what governments are willing to do

  • Ng Yang
    Ng Yang 7 days ago

    Donald Trump should steal huawei 5 g technology so it will become fair for both sides

  • J T
    J T 7 days ago

    It really funny, I enjoy!:p
    But what all said is true! Include facts how US playing dirty just to win 😂
    But about spying, hardware alone itself cannot spy on it own! Even if huawei provides the hardware, the nations telecom provider and the software use in the telecommunication system the one control the data, so people should stop being misguide on how tech work.

  • George Norman
    George Norman 7 days ago +6

    Where have I been? Trevor Noah is great now! Jesus Christ!

  • Santiago Ventura Manjarrez

    Don't lie to your stupid people who believe every shit you say to them. Your gov lost and that's it.

  • kaitel Lee
    kaitel Lee 7 days ago +1


  • lovepeacebliss
    lovepeacebliss 8 days ago +1

    5G has detrimental health effects. Research.

    • Ismael Mote
      Ismael Mote 6 days ago

      NASA uses a lot faster connections than 5G so if you have a problem with 5G then you should have also a problem with NASA's connection

    • Ismael Mote
      Ismael Mote 6 days ago

      You do believe that having a wired setup reduces electro magnetic radiations? Well maybe your right but the thing is, NASA will still emits lots of radiations if your speculation are true about 5G's health concerns.

    • lovepeacebliss
      lovepeacebliss 6 days ago

      @Ismael Mote And "what I call 5G"? That is its name......

    • lovepeacebliss
      lovepeacebliss 6 days ago

      @Ismael Mote hmmm well i dont work at nasa nor do i know anyone who does so I cant comment intelligently. Although a simple search tells me its exagerated and a whole different setup. A wired setup which dramatically lowers electromagnetic radiation. 5G is many many towers spread out through city that releases radiation. I recommend researching and not just believing memes.

    • Ismael Mote
      Ismael Mote 7 days ago

      If thats the case, then why NASA has a lot faster connection than what you call 5G? Health issue is not real.

  • Zer
    Zer 8 days ago +1

    "just fake it baby.." then Apollo landing moon image 😂

    • MRPJ1!
      MRPJ1! 6 days ago

      Funny........but true.

  • mickey sup bro
    mickey sup bro 8 days ago +4

    Guess the daily show is sponsored by communications companies now

  • Eden Adam
    Eden Adam 8 days ago

    Just fake it baby! Like Apollo

  • person of person
    person of person 8 days ago

    5g ad in a report on 5g huh

  • WhyAlwaysMe? JuanClawdGahwd-Damn

    USA gonna play a Nicola Tesla's on Huawei 😂

  • Mohamed Hijas
    Mohamed Hijas 8 days ago

    Just like going to moon. fake it baby.