The telecommunications industry is actively promoting and marketing  5G Technology and the Internet of Things. They promise that it will bring enhanced communications, jobs, and an economic boost to our cities. Some reports arena que There are health, safety, environmental, privacy, security and energy use issues, however, that have not been addressed. See also PST Telecommunications Science for more information


Here is a  Technology Industry Review of their plans for the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, self driving cars and more. Continue to scroll  down for information regarding health and safety concerns.


Industry Describes Fixed Wireless Systems Development

In a Wireless 2020 Business Conference, Moderator of RCR Wireless News opens discussion of current plans for fixed wireless access by companies in the the initial development phase of 5G technology.  They point out that this wireless system is not really mobile but depends on thousands of fixed antenna for use.  Cost becomes an issue for this proposed widespread technology.  They discuss different bands and characteristics for use. An interesting business perspective which does not include health or environmental effects. March 2017.

5G Wireless Technology: Cutting Through the Hype

Dr. Joel Moskowitz  ( discusses the hype and realities of the “Global Race to 5G” which industry states will be 100 times faster and connect with 100 times more device in 5G Wireless Technology: Cutting Through the Hype. He also discusses the EMF Scientist Appeal to the WHO to urgently reevaluate safety standards for 2G,3G and 4G technology as well as a 5G Moratorium Appeal. Scientists and Doctors call for 5G Moratorium.


5G Technology: Potential Risks To Human Health: Excerpts From Scientific Conference, Israel, January 2017.

Physicist Dr. Paul Ben-Ishai discusses his research on 5G technology and how millimeter wavelengths affect human skin and sweat glands preferentially and act as helical antennas from 75 to 100 Gigahertz millimeter wavelengths.


Articles on 5G and Health Effects

A 5G Future: Will it Give Us a Smart Nation or Contribute to An Unhealthy One?     A 5G Future-Will it Give Us a Smart Nation or Contribute to an Unhealthy One? SCCMA Bulletin 6:4:2017 PDF


A 5G Future: Will It Give Us A Smart Nation or Contribute To An Unhealthy One? with references   A 5G Future Article SCCMA with References 6:16:17 PDF


5G Wireless Technology: Millimeter Wave Health Effects on Millimeter Wave Technology


Should the Internet Really Be Everything?  What’s Not So Smart About Out Smart Tech Future. Alison Main. Paleo Magazine Dec/Jan 2018. Smart Tech Future?

What Cities are Testing 5G?

Many major cities have installed 5G test sites. There is testing for effectiveness of communications however no testing is performed for health or safety.  In the tests listed below,  the  5G millimeter frequencies are about 27 GHz.

Verizon Will Light Up  Fixed 5G in 3 Markets in 2018.  Nov 30, 2017  2018 Cites with 5G

Verizon Testing super Fast 5G Internet With Customers in 11 Cities. Feb 22, 2017. Verizon Plans 5G in 11 Cities in America

5G Testing -Washington D.C- 5G Permit Washington DC-OET Special Temporary Authority Report

5G Testing- New Jersey5G Permit NJ-FCC FORM 442


News Articles on 5G testing

Verizon project in Palo Alto highlights challenges in scaling small cells. June 16, 2017.  Verizon Project in Palo Alto

Sonus and Palo Alto Networks Team Up For Mobile Security. April 22, 2017. Songs  offers Palo Alto Networks with Mobile Security 

Ericsson wants STA for supersecret 5G tests before Verizon board meeting. January 27, 2017.  Ericsson on Supersecret 5G Testing


Testimony against 5G cell towers

Actress Ali McGraw testifies against 5G cell tower bill in Santa Fe, New Mexico.