Archive for category Penticton

5G comes to BC Interior

5G comes to BC Interior Jon Manchester – Sep 1, 2020 / 7:12 am  Rogers Communications is expanding its 5G technology to 50 new markets starting today – including communities in the Thompson-Okanagan. The roll-out includes 26 cities in B.C., among them Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Penticton and Osoyoos. Several Lower Mainland communities are also […]

Penticton fights proposed Tower

Residents are quite upset about the proposed Freedom Mobile cell tower construction at 1953 Dartmouth Road, Penticton, BC. Independent peer-reviewed epidemiological studies from around the world have demonstrated substantially higher cancer death rates in human beings living in close proximity to cell towers. These facts are undeniable. Why, when we know this, are we continuing […]

eNodeB : Fiber-Optic Upgrade, Penticton

Fibre-Optic upgrade bringing faster connectivity to region by Penticton Herald Staff   Feb 15, 2016 Telus is set to embark on a $27-million service upgrade in the Penticton area that will connect 90 per cent of homes and businesses to its fibre-optic network. It will allow upload speeds of up to 150 megabits per second […]

Scientists ‘can’t all be quacks,’ as RDOS calls for moratorium on smart meters

  Still smartingOsoyoos man Jacob de Raadt had his power cut off after refusing to accept a new smart meter.   Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:06 pm JOE FRIES |  comments Persistent concerns about smart meters have prompted a group of local politicians to call on the B.C. government to pull the plug on further installations […]

Residents say no notice on smart meters

Dawn Russell is on member of a group concerned that FortisBC has begun swapping out old electrical meters for smart meters on the Penticton Indian Band. by  Steve Kidd – Penticton Western News  posted May 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM A group of residents on the Penticton Indian Band are upset that installation of smart electricity meters by FortisBC went […]

Cell Tower fight in Naramata BC

The results of the Public Information Meeting: Leave a reply The Information Meeting on Thursday was well attended and was a positive step in the process of trying to get this TELUS facility placed in another location than next to the KVR Trail. In attendance were two employees of TELUS’ land agent, Standard Land, and […]

FortisBC Installing Meters in Penticton – JULY 2014

According to Coalition to Stop Smart Meters BC,  A report today from Penticton BC stated that FortisBC is installing Smart Meters in the WestBench Area of Penticton.   Past Coverage on FortisBC Smart Meter Program : FortisBC Inc 2013 Advanced Metering Infrastructure CPCN   Fortis eyes smart meters for South Okanagan by  Joe Fries […]

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