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 July 14th: The UK Parliament held a Westminster Hall Debate on the safety of 5G last week following Glastonbury Town Council’s resolution to oppose the roll-out of 5G under the Precautionary Principle. Opening the debate, Tonia Antoniazzi MP said: “This Westminster Hall debate is indeed a timely one, as it comes off the back of...
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Vumatel has started rolling out fibre-to-the-home broadband in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town. A Trojan Horse? The Lobby Group Right2Know has crossed swords with Vumatel subsidiary, Vumacam, over the legality of its roll-out of more than 15,000 surveillance cameras on the Vumatel fibre network in Johannesburg. Some have complained that the CCTV cameras, which serve private companies...
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Source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/cell-c-hires-consultants-to-probe-practices-advise-on-restructuring–1300508?utm_source=headlines_-_english&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=15-07-2019&utm_content=textlink Friday 12 July 2019 | 14:04 CET | News Excerpt: South African operator Cell C said in an open letter that it has hired consultants to probe its business practices for any irregularities and to advise on restructuring. CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson said Cell C has appointed law firm Bowmans to investigate any parts of...
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Lina A. Ismaiil, Wissam H. Joumaa & Mohamed E. Moustafa (2019) The impact of exposure of diabetic rats to 900 MHz electromagnetic radiation emitted from mobile phone antenna on hepatic oxidative stress,Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/15368378.2019.1641722 Abstract The excessive exposure of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from mobile phones or their base...
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V. Jeladze, T. Nozadze, I. Petoev-Darsavelidze & B. Partsvania (2019) Mobile phone antenna-matching study with different finger positions on an inhomogeneous human model, Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/15368378.2019.1641721 Abstract The human head and hand being in the near-field zone of a mobile phone antenna can drastically influence the antenna matching with free space. The goal of the presented research...
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/telecoms/313297-mysterious-cell-tower-erected-on-western-capes-second-highest-mountain.html?source=newsletter A base station has been erected on Matroosberg, the Western Cape’s second-highest mountain, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The report stated that the structure is made from concrete, will hold an 8-metre mast, and that authorities have no definitive answer as to how it got there. CapeNature officials, who are responsible for...
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Source: https://www.bbklaw.com/news-events/news-room/2019/in-the-news/07/partner-gerry-lederer-discusses-cities-5g-challen?utm_source=Social_Media&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=ITN_Gerry_5G_WSJ&utm_content=In_the_News JUL 08, 2019 Communities Are Having a Hard Time Keeping Up with Wiring Permits For the Wall Street Journal article “The Downside of 5G: Overwhelmed Cities, Torn-Up Streets, a Decade Until Completion,” Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Gerry Lederer discussed the impact of 5G  on communities. In an interview with the newspaper, the telecommunications law attorney...
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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jul/08/the-next-era-of-human-progress-what-lies-behind-the-global-new-cities-epidemic Article by Oliver Wainwright. Monday 8th July 2019 The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communities. Extracts: Songdo, South Korea’s self-styled “smart city”: A place where the garbage is automatically sucked away through underground pipes,...
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Source: https://www.sanews.gov.za/south-africa/mtns-zakhele-futhi-inconsistent-bee-act Thursday, July 11, 2019 Telecommunications network provider MTN’s Zakhele Futhi’s scheme has been found to be inconsistent with South Africa’s Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Act. The BBBEE Commission on Thursday announced that the scheme, which was announced by MTN on 12 September 2016, is inconsistent with the act that provides a legislative framework for...
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