Archive for category British Columbia

Huawei & Telus: Is our Data & DNA at Risk at their 5G “Living Lab”?

  “5G, microcells, the internet of things, and the “smart” revolution might make telecoms and industry a lot of dollars, but for the rest of us, they just don’t make sense.” SALT SPRING, February 17 2018 Citizens for Safe Technology   Vancouverites may very well be guinea pigs in the experiment of the century. Instead […]

Huawei announces 5G trial in Vancouver

Huawei has announced attaining single-user speeds of 2Gbps during trials of 5G customer premises equipment with Telus in Vancouver, using mmWave spectrum, Massive MIMO, F-OFDM, and polar coding. By Corinne Reichert |  February 15, 2018 Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled an urban trial of 5G wireless-to-the-home (WttX) customer premises equipment (CPE) in Vancouver in partnership with Canadian […]

5G : Your Comments on the BC Development Strategy by FEB 28

BC is creating a new Rural Development Strategy.  The provincial govt will be posting a series of discussion topics at the link below, plus specific comments may be submitted by February 28.    “Feedback received will be compiled into a report and posted to this site in Spring 2018. Government will use the data gathered from […]

More Telus Small Cells Installed

EMR Alliance of BC has been researching the next generation of microwave antennas that is currently being installed in British Columbia.  Since our last postings of locations in BC, there have been new towns covered and other towns with expansions of the current eNode network. New towns with Small Cells are Ladysmith, Chemainus and Chilliwack. […]

Smartphone addiction creates chemical imbalances in brain

CTVNews.ca  Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:33AM EST New research finds that young people who become addicted to smartphones and the internet actually develop chemistry imbalances in their brains. Researchers from Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, conducted a small study on 10 teen girls and 9 boys who had all been diagnosed with internet […]

More Canadians petitioning the government about fear of cellphone radiation

A growing number of Canadians are very concerned about being zapped by radiation from their cellphones, baby monitors and wireless internet routers Seven of the 16 petitions “concerned potential adverse health effects on humans from radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation from personal wireless devices.” October 4, 2017   Maura Forrest If petitions are any indication, a growing […]

Cell tower won’t be built by Mission Sports Park

Kevin Mills – Mission City Record posted Sep 27, 2017 There will not be a cell tower constructed beside the Mission Sports Park. Last week, council gave its support to a proposal to construct the wireless communications facility at 7983 Nelson Street – at the Mission Golf and Country Club – rather than the original suggestion […]

UBCM Votes Yes to Having a Say in Microcell Placement

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SALT SPRING, September 28 At the UBCM this morning, the province’s local governments voted to support a resolution on giving them a say when microcells are placed within 100 meters of homes, schools and hospitals in their communities. Enjoy this 1-minute animation on the Resolution: Support UBCM2017 Resolution B100   Why This Resolution […]

UBCM : Small Cells

UBCM focus on Local Control over Pot but not Radiation? Give me a Minute & I’ll Give you News  SALT SPRING, September 25 - The big story out of the UBCM so far this week is the BC government’s announcement that they are seeking public and municipal input on the legalization of marijuana.  But there is another […]

“Irresponsible installation”: Coquitlam Mayor calls out utility poles

By Michelle Morton  Reporter/News Anchor  CKNW Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart took to Facebook on Tuesday to complain about two utility poles installed by Telus, which he said could hurt someone. “It’s downright dangerous, this is equipment including significant wiring within about six feet of the ground right next to our community centre and most of the wiring […]