Wick­low in­for­ma­tion day over 5G net­work con­cerns

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

A PUB­LIC aware­ness gath­er­ing and in­for­ma­tion day on the roll­out of 5G net­works takes place this Satur­day at the Halpin Mon­u­ment in Wick­low town from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m..

5G net­works are ex­pected to be­gin ar­riv­ing in Ire­land as a com­mer­cial con­cern later this year. Voda­fone has al­ready be­gun test­ing its net­work in a lim­ited ca­pac­ity, and says it plans to launch a com­mer­cial 5G net­work later this year

Satur­day’s gath­er­ing is part of a na­tion­wide cam­paign to raise pub­lic aware­ness on the new 5G wire­less in­ter­net tech­nol­ogy.

Crit­ics main­tain that the new wire­less net­work tech­nol­ogy is be­ing put into the pub­lic do­main by Tele­com com­pa­nies with­out hav­ing first un­der­gone any en­vi­ron­men­tal safety test­ing.

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