Archive for category Fiber Optic

US finds Huawei has backdoor access to mobile networks globally, report says

The Chinese tech giant has reportedly had access to carrier equipment for over a decade. Corinne Reichert   February 12, 2020 11:27 AM PST Huawei can reportedly access backdoors in mobile networks globally. Chinese tech giant Huawei can reportedly access the networks it helped build that are being used by mobile phones around the world. It’s […]

IBEW strikes at Ledcor over fibre optics staffing

Union reps say workers want protect their wages from future cuts and guard against an industry that increasingly makes precarious work standard practice   Stefan Labbé / Tri-City News OCTOBER 2, 2019 09:35 AM The strike has spilled out onto the intersection of Broadway St. and Mary Hill Bypass in Port Coquitlam Photograph By STEFAN […]

Do Members of Parliament know the Hazards of RF?

Ruimy, a MP from BC thinks that precautions for microwave antennas and health impacts are all “unicorns and fairy dust”.   He has been met by many people from the lower mainland about RF and he still denies the issue, in fact the posting below indicates he is promoting for more antennas and satellites emitting RF. […]

Broadband For All: Closing the Digital Divide in BC Without Big Telecom

BC’s remote and coastal communities have a golden opportunity to keep their internet service – and profits – in local hands Claire Gilmore  – April 23, 2019   Many communities across North America are eschewing much-hyped 5G wireless networks to build and operate their own “fiber-to-the-premises,” or wired, networks. BC’s remote and coastal communities now […]

Fiber broadband, seen as a complex Trojan horse

Wed, 03/20/2019 – 8:54am By B. Blake Levitt The Northwest Hills Council of Governments, urged by the well-intentioned local group Northwest ConneCT, is encouraging towns to embrace fiber broadband in their new plans of conservation and development and build out fiber as soon as possible. Towns can already own fiber networks for non-commercial use. But […]

Wired To Deliver: New Site Promotes Community Fiber Not Industry-Driven 5G

2019/03/18 LINDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Wired-to-Deliver-New-Site-Promotes-Community-Fiber-not-Industry-Driven-5G-Press-Release-by-Connected-Communities-March-18-2019.pdf Contact:   connected.communities.ca@gmail.com WIRED TO DELIVER: New Site Promotes Community Fiber not Industry-Driven 5G While last week’s launch of the federal spectrum auction gave the green light to 5G in Canada, many communities across North America are choosing to build and operate their own fiber-to-the-premises networks. An innovative new Canadian […]

California Town Looks for Alternatives to Small Cell Installations

  The town of Fairfax will study the viability of fiber network in place of new 5G antennas. BY ADRIAN RODRIGUEZ, THE MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL / OCTOBER 5, 2018   (TNS) — Amid a countywide public outcry, Fairfax officials have vowed to explore broadband options that do not include the installation of “small cell” antennas, which […]

“5G” Wireless Is the New Fiber Optic, Bait-and-Switch Scandal

You can fool most of the people most of the time. With “5G”, you can fool almost everyone except those in on the joke.   Why should you care? This is just the latest in a long list of scandals by AT&T and Verizon to use the promise of a new technology to get rid […]

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