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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” […]

5G Rollout

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Huawei and Telus test fixed 5G in homes, paving way for Canadian rollout

JEREMY HORWITZ@HORWITZ    FEBRUARY 14, 2018 7:05 AM Facing restrictions in the United States due to national security concerns, China’s leading smartphone maker Huawei announced today that Canadian carrier Telus is live-testing Huawei 5G equipment in Vancouver homes. The companies’ in-home testing is said to be the first of its kind in North America, bringing 5G from the “lab […]

BC Hydro’s Proposed Underground Electrical Substation – A Tragic Mistake!

July 1, 2018 Dear elected officials, Vancouver Parks Board Commissioners, Vancouver School Board Trustees, Coastal Health Authority officials and City of Vancouver officials (Mayor and Councillors) who have voted in favour of BC Hydro’s proposed underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex school site in the West End of Vancouver are strongly advised to consult […]

B.C. Hydro revisits plan to build substation under Vancouver school

BC Hydro and the Vancouver School Board are revisiting the idea of building a new underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex property in the West End and will begin consultation with the community in the coming weeks.  B.C. HYDRO / PNG  SCOTT BROWN  More from Scott Brown Published on: April 12, 2018 | Last Updated: April 12, […]

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 […]

Researcher says substation below school could bring higher risks of cancer, other health risks

by SIMON DRUKER Posted Feb 22, 2017 8:39 am PST Children are particularly sensitive to magnetic fields: EMF researcher Health Canada guidelines for magnetic fields haven’t been updated for decades: EMF researcher VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – There are fears a plan to build two substations in downtown Vancouver could expose students and staff at a school […]

Group hopes for green light in proposed class-action lawsuit against smart meters

  Vancouver, BC, Canada / News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver’s News. Vancouver’s Talk Zameer Karim December 07, 2015 11:22 am BC Hydro was in court Monday defending its smart meter program. Members of the group Citizens for Safe Technology are trying to certify a class-action lawsuit against the Crown corporation, claiming the wireless microwave […]

Telus cell phone array leaves West End residents concerned about health impacts

Neighbours say antenna went up without public consultation CBC News Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:59 PM PT Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015 6:23 AM PT Telus says it installed the site with the City of Vancouver’s permission after complaints of poor cell phone coverage in the West End. (CBC) A new Telus cell phone site has some […]

Vancouver café will be a refuge from Wireless

video :  “Escape the Internet at the Faraday Cafe” Internet-free Vancouver café will be a refuge from the tyranny of digital signals BY SAM COOPER, THE PROVINCE JULY 2, 2014 It could be argued that when we go out to dine or drink we ought to share the experience with the friends surrounding us, and perhaps […]

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