Archive for category 5G

5G – Early data shows a slight increase of tumors in male rats exposed to cellphone radiation

Jim Puzzanghera  Aug 8 2017 –  LA TIMES As wireless companies prepare to launch the next generation of service, there are new questions about the possible health risks from radiation emitted by cellphones and the transmitters that carry the signals. Concerns about the potential harmful effects of radiofrequency radiation have dogged mobile technology since the […]

5G networks will use the same frequencies as pain-inflicting crowd control weapons

18-04-2017 Believe it or not, IoT may also pose health and safety risks.   Devra Lee Davis – Founding Director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Founding Director of the Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, who has taught at the University […]

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 […]

Usa : Bill S.19 “MOBILE NOW” Act

Thune Applauds Senate Passage of His MOBILE NOW Act August 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, issued the following statement on Senate approval by unanimous consent of S. 19, the MOBILE NOW Act, a bill to boost the development of next-generation gigabit wireless broadband services, including 5G, by […]

Small Cells endanger electrical worker safety and public safety

  To the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers August 29, 2017 California Senate Bill 649 endangers electrical worker safety and public safety   Dear IBEW: SB 649 (Hueso)i — sponsored by CTIA and promoted by AT&T and Verizon — is speeding through the legislature. Without union opposition, it will pass. This bill fundamentally changes the […]

11 USA cities get 5G this year

If you live in one of these 11 cities, Verizon 5G may bring you gigabit wireless this year Verizon will trial 5G fixed wireless services in 11 US markets by mid-2017, hoping to provide gigabit internet speeds. By Conner Forrest | February 22, 2017, 10:46 AM PST Image: Sarah Tew/CNET Verizon announced on Wednesday that it would trial […]

T-Mobile US stresses IoT, 600 MHz in context of 5G plans

By Sean Kinney, Managing Editor on AUGUST 10, 2017  5G, Carriers T-Mobile US emphasizes IoT as key 5G use case T-Mobile US made a splash earlier this year announcing it would deploy a mobile “nationwide 5G” network–as opposed to 5G fixed wireless access, which Verizon and AT&T are focused on–following its $8 billion acquisition of nationwide 600 MHz spectrum […]

ISED ( INDUSTRY CANADA ) wants 5G comments by SEPT 15

  NOTE :  ISED extended the deadline to SEPT 15, 2017   The federal department responsible for granting the expansion of transmitters and towers, Innovation, Science and Economic Development (formerly Industry Canada) is asking for public comments regarding 5G technology by Aug. 4.   It is important that all of us express our concerns and […]

5G : Canadian Gov Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum

  Figure 1 – Canadian frequency allocations in the 28 GHz band This figure shows Canadian frequency allocations in the 28 GHz band (27.5 to 28.35 GHz). It shows that the entire band is currently allocated to fixed, fixed-satellite (Earth–to-space) and mobile services on a co-primary basis. It also shows that there are footnotes for the frequency ranges 27.500-27.501 GHz (No. 5.538), 27.501-28.35 GHz (No. 5.540), and […]