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 […]

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 […]

Scientists warn of potential serious health effects of 5G

September 11, 2017 PDF ENITRE DOCUMENT  : Scientist-Appeal-for-5G-Moratorium-September-11-2017 We the undersigned, more than 170 scientists from 37 countries, recommend a moratorium on the roll- out of the fifth generation, 5G, for telecommunication until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from industry. 5G will substantially increase exposure to […]

Schools block access to social media in the classroom

Maple Ridge schools block access to social media in the classroom Students can’t access Netflix, Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook when on school Wi-Fi ASHLEY WADHWANI  Fri Sep 8th, 2017 12:00pm   High school students in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows went back to class this week asking for the Wi-Fi password, only to be told they […]

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 […]

Testing Of 5G Wi-Fi Troubles Cows. Should We Be Concerned Too?

February 16, 2017 ( Stitswerd is a village in the municipality of Eemsmond, Groningen, the Netherlands. ) 5 Dutch dairy farmers in Stitswerd, Groningen, witnessed a mystery on Saturday, January 28. Several hundreds of cows from the 5 dairy farmers simultaneously started running riot without a clear cause. The cows bumped into each other and the fences of their […]

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 […]