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Hanno Labuschagne, 1 August 2020 The National Department of Health’s use of the COVIDConnect platform as a contact tracing solution is a misguided attempt to make its previously failed contact tracing more palatable. This is according to Associate Professor Co-Pierre Georg of the University of Cape Town, a fintech expert who is part of the...
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The installation of a cell mast in Merewent has stirred an uproar as residents believe it poses a health risk. Picture: Sunday Tribune. Source: https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/durban-residents-up-in-arms-over-cell-mast-49365790 By Siboniso Mngadi, Jun 14, 2020 Durban – Merewent residents have accused telecommunications company Atlas Towers Group of targeting “impoverished” communities by choosing to place a cell mast in their...
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Oncol Lett. 2019 Nov; 18(5): 5383–5391.Published online 2019 Sep 20. doi: 10.3892/ol.2019.10899 PMCID: PMC6781513PMID: 31612047 Abstract Radiofrequency (RF) radiation in the frequency range of 30–300 GHz has, since 2011, been classified as a ‘possible’ human carcinogen by Group 2B, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) at WHO. This was based on a number of human epidemiology studies on...
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June 26th, Hanover County, VA: Hanover Fire Marshal's Office InvestigationAfter an extensive investigation, there is no criminal investigation underway. We believe that this is an accidental fire as a result of electrical/mechanical issues.— Hanover Fire-EMS (@HanoverFireEMS1) June 27, 2020
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By Catherine Sbeglia on JUNE 5, 2020 5G, Network Infrastructure, Policy, Towers The 5G Upgrade Order clarifies the FCC’s 2014 tower upgrade rules: On June 9, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a long-awaited “5G Upgrade Order” that will clarify siting rules for wireless deployment. After the FCC’s 2014 rules regarding cell tower modifications proved ambiguous and out of...
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Carter Holland, Law Street Media, Jun 3, 2020 On June 1, plaintiff Ninety Sixty LLC filed a breach of contract complaint against Sprint Spectrum Realty, Company, L.P., and T-Mobile USA Inc., alleging that they installed cell tower equipment without permission. Ninety Sixity alleges that a cell tower mounted by the defendants encroached on its property and violated...
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Our May 2020 Newsletter can be viewed at: https://mailchi.mp/fd926f7c9602/emf-news Community Activists Dr Gavin Davis and Dee Rowland
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Monday 18 May 2020 | 08:46 CET | News Telecom infrastructure company Helios Towers plans to acquire additional mobile-phone tower sites in South Africa from Eagle Towers, Bloomberg reported. The company first entered South Africa in 2019 through a partnership with Vulatel that brought the group 500 sites. It will add another 65 with this deal,...
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This post will be updated periodically. We most strongly condemn the damaging of telecommunications infrastructure. There is absolutely no excuse for this kind of criminal behavior, for whatever reason. Emergency Services If towers are damaged emergency communications can be disrupted, endangering the lives of those needing critical care. It makes the work of the emergency...
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Image credit frank mckenna at Unsplash.com Our February 2020 Newsletter can be viewed at: https://mailchi.mp/a30c4088d88c/emf-news   “For the Safer Use of Technology”  
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