The Government would have us believe that “there may be a small increase in overall exposure to radio waves when 5G is added to an existing network or in a new area” but that “there should be no consequences for public health”. Is this actually the case? On what evidence has this statement been made?
The controversial ‘tacit approval principle’ (to speed up the roll-out of new broadband networks) has been deleted from a new compromise text on a telecoms law, circulated by the Spanish presidency of the EU Council on 8 November.
Critical comment on the Gigabit Infrastructure Act (GIA) for the deployment of 5G millimeter wave technology🔗
In their letter, Rainer Nyberg and Lennart Hardell illustrate how the GIA proposal violates several EU laws and puts human health and the environment at risk by deploying 5G across the board, including millimetre waves, without safety tests and a proper impact assessment.