Month

June 2020
June 15, 2020 Dozens of local councils want the government to coordinate the information around the national rollout of 5G telecom, a survey conducted by public broadcaster NOS in the run-up to the first auction of the frequencies on June 29 has shown. Local councils play an important part in the rollout because they have...
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Source: Daily Maverick By Peter Fabricius • 15 June 2020 Senior American official says China is using Huawei to export its ‘surveillance state’. The US government has warned South Africa that it is risking the security of its most sensitive information and data by using the 5G telecoms infrastructure of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.  The...
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The role of the GSMA: •The GSMA represents the mobile industry to governments and institutions where it advocates policy and regulatory positions on behalf of its members. Its stated goals in this area is to ensure that mobile telecoms “policy and regulatory frameworks are fair, flexible and future-proof”; that radio spectrum is made available for...
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/355821-temporary-spectrum-what-vodacom-mtn-telkom-and-rain-are-doing.html?source=newsletter Staff Writer 12 June 2020 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) licensed temporary spectrum to Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, Rain, and Liquid Telecom in April. The temporary spectrum is aimed at easing network congestion and help mobile operators to maintain the quality of their broadband services and lower the cost of access to consumers....
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12 June 2020 Villagers in the Huancavelica region of Peru are detaining eight technicians who were repairing an antenna, over fears their work would spread Covid-19. The villagers mistakenly believed that the workers – who had come to fix a wireless antenna – were installing 5G technology in the area. Read more at: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-53021239
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The antennae on top of Kirkby shopping centre (on the right of this picture) would have been replaced with a larger mast to allow 5G to be introduced (Image: Photo by James Maloney) Knowsley councillors said they were “offended” by a lack of engagement from 5G company MBNL By Christopher McKeon Local Democracy Reporter 12:52, 12...
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12 June 2020, By Ingeborg Eliassen and Paulo Pena Unsubstantiated claims that connect the new mobile technology to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic have led people to destroy 5G masts in several countries. Such actions overshadow concerns about health effects of the technology that are real and legitimate. Read more at https://www.investigate-europe.eu/en/2020/5g-covid-conspiracy/ Excerpt “No such evidence” Two scientists who...
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Jamie McKane 12 June 2020 Rain aims to greatly accelerate the rollout of its 5G network in South Africa, according to an investment update issued by African Rainbow Capital (ARC). In its update, ARC said that Rain has been making good progress with its network rollout and has shown continued growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic....
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The ORSAA executive team has again published in the Journal of Radiation Protection in Australasia with a few collaborating scientists/medical doctors from New Zealand. This letter is specifically addressing 5G. Bandara, Priyanka & Mccredden, Julie & May, Murray & Leach, Victor & Weller, Steve. (2020). Serious Safety Concerns about 5G Wireless Deployment in Australia and...
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FILE PHOTO: The British flag and a smartphone with a Huawei and 5G network logo are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture taken January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic TECHNOLOGY NEWS JUNE 10, 2020 / 9:09 AM / UPDATED 5 HOURS AGO LONDON (Reuters) – The head of the NATO military alliance said...
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