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Bloomberg News Helene Fouquet and Ania Nussbaum Sep 18, 2020 (Bloomberg) — A quarrel has emerged inside France’s biggest phone company over whether to build a new generation of wireless networks, days before the industry is due to commit billions of euros to their deployment in the country. A group of employees of Orange SA...
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Macron came under fire from critics after his jibe against 5G opponents French officials insisted Wednesday that there was no reason to halt the country’s rollout of next-generation 5G mobile telecom networks, following a barrage of criticism from environmental and left-wing lawmakers citing potential health risks. The debate flared after some 70 lawmakers signed an...
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French economy minister Bruno Le Maire, at an energy conference in París on 8 September, 2020. AFP Text by: RFI France’s Economy Minister has called for 5G mobile phone services to be rolled out as soon as possible, saying any delay would disadvantage the French market. His comments angered dozens of MPs, who have signed a...
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Helene Fouquet and Ania Nussbaum September 2, 2020 (Bloomberg) — Grenoble is France’s answer to Silicon Valley, a tech hub where chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV is developing new wireless applications, Apple Inc. has an imaging unit in a former chocolate factory and China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is perfecting touch sensors. For Eric Piolle, the mayor of...
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Charles Bremner, Paris, Wednesday July 22 2020 French mayors have called for a halt to the construction of 5G mobile masts until health risks can be assessed. The Green mayors of Bordeaux, Nantes, Grenoble and other big cities have joined a revolt against the technology amid fears of dangerous radio waves and damage to the...
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A logo touting the 5G service on a smartphone taken on February 17, 2019 in Paris Lionel BONAVENTURE AFP / Archives Source AFP https://www.france24.com/fr/20200717-eelv-demande-un-moratoire-sur-la-5g?fbclid=IwAR25uPPZBkmDVhgPYUEf_7Qn3AavoH6-PLI2zAdxOK4-E6agn_Q-Q1J-HYw Auto translated EELV calls for a “moratorium on 5G” which will generate “a big inflation in electricity consumption” and allow “the collection of personal data”, according to François Thiollet, member of the...
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Source https://www.francetvinfo.fr/sciences/high-tech/deploiement-de-la-5g-olivier-veran-et-elisabeth-borne-ont-ecrit-au-premier-ministre-pour-demander-d-attendre-une-evaluation_4016693.html?fbclid=IwAR2SxGCdvdFhBAywc8bEYUvnQIam6CcNCgJKsoCWW_dxBhY-X0wXy8YsRps Auto – translated from French. Patience.  According to Elisabeth Borne and Olivier Véran, we should not rush into the deployment of 5G , this technology supposed to supplant by 2023 the current 4G. The Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health wrote to Edouard Philippe asking him “to wait for the evaluation of ANSES [the...
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June 18, 2020 Auto translated from German. Klaus BuchnerandMichèle Rivasi Link to the report: https://klaus-buchner.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/ICNIRP-report-FINAL-19-JUNE-2020.pdf An ICNIRP (International Committee on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) study was published today, commissioned by Michèle Rivasi and Prof. Klaus Buchner, two MEPs from France and Germany. The result of this report is a scandal: Germany, like most countries in the...
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CAPITAL INFO. Environmental activists are asking for legal expertise on 5G. They assigned the four mobile operators, who must justify to an expert the measures they have taken to prevent any risk to health or the environment. Auto translated from French. Source: https://www.capital.fr/entreprises-marches/5g-500-militants-ecologistes-assignent-orange-bouygues-sfr-et-free-en-justice-1371054?fbclid=IwAR3YtM0l6nmhY0FTnJ3aDpVWciq6mTIBYmhAn0ui732S17Nqkxx5tYiBdQ0 Snippet: Environmentalists are continuing their judicial action against 5G, the mobile telephone standard which...
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Thursday 28 May 2020 | 11:01 CET | News A group of 500 environmental campaigners has started legal proceedings against France’s four mobile networks, reports Capital. The court action aims to enforce the application of the precautionary principle to the deployment of 5G services. In practice, this requires an assessment of the possible risks that 5G...
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