Archive for category Smart Meter

RADIO-OFF TESTED

NOV 17, 2018 RADIO-OFF TESTED : A BC Hydro customer contacted one of the teams that do RF measurements to measure their Radio-Off Smart Meter (Itron Centron II). The location was not in a city, so it was not close to other homes or wireless networks. The Radio-Off meter appeared to be safe, with no […]

Google’s “Smart City Of Surveillance” Faces New Resistance In Toronto

  Ava Kofman November 13 2018, 9:03 a.m. THE WORLD’S MOST ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall, when the plans to build a neighborhood “from the internet up” were first revealed. Quayside represents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs, which […]

BC Hydro admits Analogs are available in the marketplace but we can’t have them

StopSmartMetersBC Update 2018-10-27  :  “BC Hydro admits analogs are available in the marketplace but we can’t have them” – http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/2018-10-27-bc-hydro-admits-analogs-are-available-in-the-marketplace-but-we-cant-have-them/   1)  A member sent me an email she received from BC Hydro in response to her telling them about her concerns with smeters. The letter is filled with twists, inaccuracies and plain old lies. […]

New cell service coming to Highway of Tears

Witset was the only First Nation along Hwy 16 still without full cell service. CHRIS GAREAU   Oct. 26, 2018 11:30 a.m. The loss of cell service on the stretch of Highway 16 between Smithers and the Hazeltons will soon be a thing of the past. Construction of a Rogers cell tower began in late […]

Network challenges loom large for telecom’s ‘4G on steroids’

The hundreds of thousands of small cells needed to run 5G are a recipe for conflict between cities and wireless carriers October 19, 2018 7:00 AM EDT Cellphone towers disguised as pine trees, palm trees or cacti aren’t fooling many as they jut out of the natural landscape. Just google the Rogers Communications Inc. “tree” […]

U.S. senators urge Trudeau to block Huawei from 5G

STEVEN CHASE ROBERT FIFE OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF Oct 11, 2018 Two influential members of the U.S. Senate select intelligence committee have written Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to bar Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei from Canada’s next-generation 5G mobile network on the grounds the Shenzhen-based firm represents a significant security risk. These American concerns cross […]

Some Duke Energy customers claim smart meters are making them sick.

Here’s how you can opt out. Tonya Simpson, Diane Wilson Monday, October 01, 2018 06:30PM New options are now available for some Duke Energy customers who want to “opt out” of a controversial new technology. Starting Oct. 1, Duke Energy Carolina customers will have the option of saying ‘no’ to having new smart meters installed […]

BC Political Candidates – Are they aware of the risks with 5G?

Another Municipal Election is approaching in, just in time too.  Telus, Shaw, Rogers and Bell all want to install 5G wireless beside your home, school and business.   Residents in BC cities have experienced this sudden installation and been questioning why they were not informed.  City councils are often approached by the wireless industry asking […]

Rogers, UBC partner to build 5G innovation hub on campus

The Canadian Press  September 20, 2018 VANCOUVER — Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with the University of British Columbia to build a campus hub for 5G innovation. The telecommunications company says it will deploy 5G-ready network equipment on the campus early next year. The wireless technology is up to 100 times faster than the current 4G […]

Port Hardy resident furious over smart meter installation

“They came into my house without consent and it wasn’t even a BC Hydro employee.” TYSON WHITNEY  Sep. 14, 2018 11:55 a.m. Al Dodd is livid that BC Hydro went on his property without permission and installed a smart meter against his wishes. Dodd, who lives on Daphne Street in Port Hardy and has been firmly […]

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