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Photo by Krzysztof Niewolny on Unsplash BRUSSELS—Europe’s deployment of 5G cellular-communications networks is alarmingly slow, says a lobbying group of the Continent’s biggest companies, warning that Europe is far behind other regions despite being home to two of the world’s top telecommunications companies. https://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-is-falling-behind-on-5g-rollout-top-companies-warn-11600408801?mod=e2tw Slow 5G rollout a risk to Europe’s supply chains, warn industrialists https://www.ft.com/content/6ce2a89c-7b54-4929-8a2f-09ac8e967147
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Source: https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afriforum-submits-commentary-against-proposed-5g-policy-2020-09-01 1ST SEPTEMBER 2020 BY: NATASHA ODENDAALCREAMER MEDIA SENIOR DEPUTY EDITOR The civil rights organisation AfriForum has raised its concerns that the Draft Policy and Policy Direction on Rapid Deployment of Electronic Communication Networks and Facilities, or fifth-generation (5G) policy, will violate property rights and pose specific safety risks to landowners. In a written response to the...
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Our August 2020 Newsletter is available at: https://mailchi.mp/ff9ebd1e0823/emfsa-news  We appreciate you taking the time to read our newsletter. The EMFSA Team
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Mon, Aug 24, 2020 A majority of Taiwanese are not inclined to switch to 5G service within the next six months, as most of them are waiting for the cost to drop, an online poll released on Thursday by 1111 Job Bank (111人力銀行) showed. The nation’s three major telecoms have launched 5G services over the...
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Kim Krogh Andersen, group executive of Telstra’s product and technology division.CREDIT:KATE GERAGHTY By Supratim Adhikari and Zoe Samios August 24, 2020 Telstra’s latest senior recruit Kim Krogh Andersen has endured a baptism of fire since joining the telco – from a devastating bushfire season to the COVID-19 pandemic. And things are about to get even hotter for him....
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8th August 2020 Source: The North Coast Courier https://northcoastcourier.co.za/156656/landowners-will-not-have-right-to-refuse-5g-masts/?fbclid=IwAR1gILIGMRXpp7Xa_BTbYuh8OQ-khbmHVrijP5j8UnARfu8VNTYi_zwY5iM The government is citing legal precedent as the basis for its proposed legislation on 5G technology, which if passed will allow network companies to erect masts on privately-owned land even if the landowner does not want it. Following the July 22 gazetting of additions to the...
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Stock image: Pixabay Source: https://bereamail.co.za/242445/berea-residents-reject-5g-towers-on-their-property/ AUTHOR Thabiso Goba, Journalist/Photographer July 30, 2020 The draft proposal, which was gazetted by Stella Ndabeni-Abarahams, Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, is part of the government’s expansion into the 5G network. Excerpt – for the full article, please see the link above. Heather Roos, chairperson of Umbilo Community Policing...
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Source: https://northcoastcourier.co.za/156284/proposed-5g-policy-would-erode-the-rights-of-property-owners-says-lawyer/ Author Penny Fourie, Journalist July 31, 2020 The new policy does away with the red tape and allows mobile network operators to install telecommunications stations – cellphone masts – at locations of their choice without prior approval from local authorities. Ballito attorney Andy Horton warned that the proposed policy by implication would erode...
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Reuters News 24 1 st of August 2020 •Tens of thousands are opposing a new policy that will allow mobile networks to build infrastructure, like 5G towers. •They are channelling their discontent through a website, Dear South Africa. •Cellphone companies, however, are optimistic about the policy. Tens of thousands of South Africans have written complaints...
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Source: https://www.falsebayecho.co.za/news/impact-of-5g-draft-policy-on-property-51606325?fbclid=IwAR1dDsdal_NJhkViITWAeGbu1cHp9FxvSpqpSdwHScHSCQg4qxxT499GuUI By Karen Kotze Jul 30, 2020 A government draft policy, if passed, will allow mobile networks to build 5G electronic communication infrastructure on your property without compensation. The draft submitted by Department of Communication and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appears in Gazette No. 43537 dated Wednesday July 22. It says property owners could be...
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