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Thursday 24 September 2020 | 13:32 CET | News Swisscom said it has partnered with Ericsson and Qualcomm to pick start-ups to develop 5G applications through the 5G Start-up Challenge competition. The winners of the competition can test their applications in March 2021 at Swisscom’s 5G laboratory or other locations and regions and even on trains,...
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AUGUST 25, 2020 (Adds detail, Swisscom comment) ZURICH, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Switzerland’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Swisscom following suspicions the telecoms company is abusing its market position in the area of broadband communications. Swisscom is accused of charging excessively high prices in its tenders for projects to connect company sites, the...
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For Simonetta Sommaruga, the Confederation is making the deployment of 5G a priority in the face of a “resisting” population.KEYSTONE / Alessandro Della Valle / Peter Klaunzer Source: https://www.lematin.ch/story/5g-en-suisse-leconomie-veut-un-passage-en-force-702250181264?fbclid=IwAR1O0BjjoWlSAokssErr5F78V8Bf9qOYhDlJKbUWuijX8uDCVoxIP8z94h4 Auto translation from French The refusal by the National Council of a motion requesting immediate monitoring of the health effects is symptomatic of operators’ impatience. But the...
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Despite resistance or cantonal moratoria, operators continue to activate their 5G antennas in Switzerland. But at the moment, few people have devices to receive the signal. Auto translated from https://www.lematin.ch/story/pres-de-3000-antennes-5g-activees-en-suisse-123577519701?fbclid=IwAR0r2981-2-9KUFQFkLNrcKGjqGzLuSKc084WqKCJhV7aYtu-cKj7XL_bfs 08/23/2020 by Eric Felley Switzerland must have up to 26,500 antennas to provide coverage similar to 4G. Getty Images / iStockphoto This is a figure that...
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By Juan Pedro Tomás on AUGUST 14, 2020 Swiss state-controlled telecoms group Swisscom believes that the debate regarding the installation of 5G infrastructure in some regions of the country is becoming more “rational” and highlighted that it could be an opportunity for 5G deployments in the medium term. “Regarding the network rollout of 5G in Switzerland, we have...
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Authors: Lennart Hardell, Michael Carlberg Published online on: July 15, 2020     https://doi.org/10.3892/ol.2020.11876ArticleNumber: 15Copyright: © Hardell et al. Abstract The fifth generation, 5G, of radiofrequency (RF) radiation is about to be implemented globally without investigating the risks to human health and the environment. This has created debate among concerned individuals in numerous countries. In an appeal to the European Union (EU) in September 2017, currently...
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Around 45 figures from Swiss society, science, business and politics, as well as 19 associations, have joined forces to launch the “CHANCE5G” online platform on Friday. The initiative is financed by the Swiss Telecommunications Association (asut) and its members, which include telecom firms Sunrise, Swisscom, Cellnex, as well as Ericsson and Huawei. The purpose of the...
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Note: These newsletters were prepared under contract to the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). The Swiss expert group on electromagnetic fields and non-ionising radiation (BERENIS) bears sole responsibility for the content. Summaries and assessments of selected studies:In the period from August to end of October 2019, 84 new publications have been identified, and eight of...
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Source: https://www.rcrwireless.com/20200617/5g/swiss-telecoms-association-calls-acceleration-5g-deployments?fbclid=IwAR3BJSVpuP01aD0gxg7rzbYb6RfYO5_0WdXrDe9HEb004RS_tsrFfoKUHzM By Juan Pedro Tomás on JUNE 17, 2020 Swiss Association of Telecommunications (Asut) has called on politicians and public authorities in Switzerland to accelerate the switch to 5G technology in the country. According to the association, the upgrade of the mobile networks with the latest 5G technology is making little progress due to a lack of...
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Yanitsa Boyadzhieva, Mobile World Live Switzerland’s Federal Council decided to keep current 5G radiation exposure limits, while unveiling plans to further monitor the effects of the next-generation mobile technology. In a statement, the cabinet explained it aimed to protect the population from non-ionizing radiation by maintaining its limits. While noting 5G can play an important...
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