Related Content on this Site:
Read What is 5G ? (Tech Talk) in the Overview section of the Primer found here.
Learn more about Millimeter Waves and Health, in the WellBeing section of the Primer found here.
Documents to Read or Download:
1. 5G – From Blankets to Bullets, Arthur Firstenberg |Cellular Phone Task Force| January 2018
“The single most important fact about 5G that nobody is talking about is called “phased array.” It will totally change the way cell towers and cell phones are constructed and will transform the blanket of radiation which has enveloped our world for two decades into a million powerful beams whizzing by us at all times.“
This industry paper explains why 5G has neither the capacity nor the cost-effectiveness to address the rural fixed broadband gap.
The corporate-military-industrial complex is in the process of deploying — upon all civilians — millimeter-wave technology linked to weapons programs.
4. Is This a Setback for the Internet of Things? Jamal Carnette | Madison.com | December 2017
5G is intended to be the ‘backbone infrastructure’ for the IoT. This article explores whether 5G is even feasible.
5. Threats to security, health, public infrastructure – and other potential costs of Canada’s 5G rollout Macleans Magazine, February 2020
The takeaway from this New York Times January 2020 article: “In 2019, AT&T and Verizon, the two largest American carriers, lit up their 5G networks in a small number of cities. Handset makers released only a handful of phones compatible with the new standard. The overwhelming majority of us saw no meaningful improvement to our cellular networks.”