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   Press release 3 December 2019 Today the Council adopted conclusions on the significance of 5G to the European economy and the need to mitigate security risks linked to 5G. The conclusions stress that 5G networks will form a part of crucial infrastructure for the maintenance of vital societal and economic functions. The conclusions also support the...
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Source: https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/opinion/there-is-recourse-for-cape-residents-when-fibre-installation-causes-damage-37885341?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social 25 NOVEMBER 2019, 3:38PM / FELICITY PURCHASE “We have asked contractors who are installing fibre on behalf of the various fibre-optic service providers to maintain their service integrity.” Picture: Ian Landsberg/ African News Agency (ANA) Excerpt only, for the full article, please see: https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/opinion/there-is-recourse-for-cape-residents-when-fibre-installation-causes-damage-37885341?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social There is recourse when fibre installation causes damage The letter, “Installation of fibre...
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Smart homes are in our future, thanks to 5G – as long as the power stays on. Photo: iStock NOVEMBER 19, 2019 Weak power grids may put 5G networks in peril As this new technology becomes an essential element of daily life, a power blackout shutting it down could have dire consequences. By LUKAS TRAKIMAVIČIUS Over...
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PUBLISHED SAT, NOV 16 2019 Kate Fazzini More than 6,500 government officials and big players in the energy sector came together this week to conduct a simulated cyberattack on the electrical grid. The event is called GridEx, and takes place every two years. It imagines the U.S. under attack from a foreign country, through the...
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Image source: https://www.em360tech.com DDoS attacks have been around for 20 years, but the current tech environment is fuelling a renewed interest for them, with 5G set to play a fundamental role. 5G holds a lot of promise for improved communications but may well worsen the DDoS nightmare as it is unfortunately, a breeding ground for distributed denial...
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Image: Pixabay AUTHOR Chris Teale, PUBLISHED Oct. 9, 2019 NATIONAL HARBOR, MD — There is perhaps no technology as appealing yet daunting to city leaders as 5G, which continues to roll out across the United States in a process largely led by the four major telecom companies. Anxiety around the deployment has only been heightened in...
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Source: https://absainsights.co.za/article/why-mobile-network-operators-don-t-care-much-for-owning-towers-and-other-infrastructure?fbclid=IwAR2utTgN3Orf2J3Hta7EqxmUMzuu6FHi88OUWRTP_fer-UzHWDNjLvRxa7g Mobile network operators (MNOs) have all but lost traditional revenue streams such as voice and SMS. Data consumption is exploding, but wildly popular over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp, Skype, Netflix and thousands of others are threatening to turn MNOs into mere utility-type businesses. To make matters worse; companies have to invest massive amounts...
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European Commission recommends common EU approach to the security of 5G networks Strasbourg, 26 March 2019 Today the European Commission has recommended a set of operational steps and measures to ensure a high level of cybersecurity of 5G networks across the EU. Fifth generation (5G) networks will form the future backbone of our societies and...
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Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review  – Call for Evidence Written submission by Dave Ashton You sometimes hear it said – mainly by pious politicians – that the first job of any Government is to protect its citizens. This is a laudable aim, but, concerning harmful microwave-emitting technologies such as cellular communications, wi-fi, and smart meters etc.,...
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WASHINGTON (BUSINESS WIRE)  A public policy report on the Internet and the future of landlines and wireless networks,  “Re-Inventing Wires: The Future of Landlines and Networks,”  was published online today by the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy (NISLAPP) in Washington, D.C. January 26, 2018: New report evaluates significant risks of planned ‘antenna...
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