SpaceX has already begun launching satellites into space, which are set to provide 5G internet to the world. Intensely focused beams of microwave radiation will begin hitting Earth. This is not an image of fear, but one of deep questioning: Are we jumping too fast on this technology, despite the fact that it’s already showing signs of danger for our health?
In March, we talked about the cities that are fighting against the installation of 5G networks. Since that article, they’ve been joined by dozens more, including the capital city of Belgium. But while many groups are demanding accountability for the health risks the new networks pose, telecom providers are continuing their frenzied push to be the first to roll out 5G.
Here’s some of the latest, and what you can do about it.
By B.N. Frank
According to the Brussels Times
In July, the government concluded an agreement with three telecom operators to relax the strict radiation standards in Brussels. But according to the Region, it is now impossible to estimate the radiation from the antennas required for the service.
“I cannot welcome such technology if the radiation standards, which must protect the citizen, are not respected, 5G or not,” Environment minister Céline Fremault (CDH) told Bruzz. “The people of Brussels are not guinea pigs whose health I can sell at a profit. We cannot leave anything to doubt,” she added.
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March 15, 2019
On Wednesday, the Portland, OR city council took two paradoxical votes regarding the new 5G wireless network. First, they voted unanimously to approve a resolution that would call on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct studies regarding the health risks of 5G technology. Then, in a seemingly contradictory 4 to 1 vote, they approved a 10-year franchise for AT&T to operate in the city. AT&T is one of many corporations working to build a 5G network in Portland.
Before we unpack the latest developments in the 5G saga, let’s do a quick recap of what 5G is, and why you should be concerned.
What is 5G?
By B.N. Frank
From EHTrust.org, in regard to children and federal Safety Standards:
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Public attention about 5G has been focused on the plans of telecom companies to install millions of small cell towers on electric utility poles, on public buildings and schools, on bus stop shelters, in public parks, and anywhere they want in national parks and on federally owned land.
In local urban communities there would be a cell tower approximately every 500 feet along every street.
As bad as these small cell towers might seem from the standpoint of constant exposure to radio frequency (RF) radiation in close proximity to the source, perhaps an even more alarming prospect will be the beaming of millimeter length microwaves at the earth from thousands of new communication satellites.
The FCC gave approval to SpaceX on March 29, 2018, to launch 4,425 satellites into low orbit around the Earth. …..Read more