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Mattsson M-O, Simkó M and Foster KR (2021) 5G New Radio Requires the Best Possible Risk Assessment Studies: Perspective and Recommended Guidelines. Front. Comms. Net 2:724772. doi: 10.3389/frcmn.2021.724772 The development and establishment of mobile communication technologies has necessitated assessments of possible risks to human health from exposures to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields (RF EMF). A number of expert...
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Source: Business Maverick https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-09-07-icasa-will-ditch-spectrum-auction-litigation-if-cell-providers-agree-to-limit-challenges/ The regulator said if the parties agreed to confine themselves to matters raised in the litigation during the new round of out-of-court negotiations, the spectrum auction could happen by early 2022. By Mfuneko Toyana • 7 September 2021 Communications regulator Icasa has ditched its legal battle with telecoms giants including MTN and...
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Source: https://techpoint.africa/2021/09/07/south-africa-5g-shaky/ By Ogheneruemu Oneyibo, Sep 7, 2021 In recent years, South Africa has made the most progress among African countries regarding the 5G technology. But it appears South Africa’s 5G network might be in trouble. But before that, here’s the backstory. In March 2020, the deadly coronavirus brought the world to a standstill as...
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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/airlines-warn-5g-risky/ By Sandra Stafford September 5, 2021 9:00AM The mobile wireless industry is preparing to deploy 5G all across the country, and 6G is already in development — but millions of people in the United States don’t even have access to household internet. This differential in access is called the “digital divide,” and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is...
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Source: https://www.thenationalnews.com/business/technology/2021/09/03/global-consumers-slow-to-adopt-5g-enabled-devices/ Only 26% of people around the world own a 5G smartphone, YouGov survey finds Alkesh Sharma Sep 3, 2021 The global adoption of fifth-generation wireless network connectivity, or 5G, has yet to catch on at scale, with only 26 per cent of consumers owning 5G-enabled smartphones, a survey by internet-based market research company...
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Source: My Broadband https://mybroadband.co.za/news/cellular/412272-shock-announcement-for-cellular-networks-bad-news-for-mobile-data-users-in-south-africa.html South Africa faces a form of “digital load-shedding” if the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) follows through on its plan to take back temporary radio frequency spectrum on 30 November. This was the stark warning from MTN SA’s executive for corporate affairs, Jacqui O’Sullivan. “Since the start of the pandemic, the...
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Source: ICASA https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2021/three-months-grace-period-to-allow-licensees-to-wind-down-their-use-of-temporary-radio-frequency-spectrum 30 August 2021 Pretoria – The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) has resolved that the temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned to licensees will now have to be returned to the Authority by no later 30 November 2021. The temporary radio frequency spectrum was first assigned by...
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Source: https://breakingdefense.com/2021/08/amid-space-race-cybersecurity-and-resiliency-remain-concerns-experts/ The space rush will result in tens of thousands of new assets launched within the decade, which will create a “truly enormous” cyber attack surface, said Sam Visner, a technical fellow at the MITRE Corporation. By BRAD D. WILLIAMS, August 16 WASHINGTON: A space race is afoot, and in this brave new interstellar world,...
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Source: https://www.lightreading.com/5g/airlines-warn-of-major-disruptions-from-5g-in-c-band/d/d-id/771518 News Analysis MIKE DANO, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies 8/17/2021 Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile collectively spent almost $100 billion on C-band spectrum licenses for 5G earlier this year. Now, just a few months before that spectrum is scheduled to be put to use commercially, a large group of major aerospace and airline companies is...
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