Telcos urge govt to act on 5G scaremongering; ministers ignore visiting 'expert'

By Pattrick Smellie | Tue, 19 Nov 2019


New Zealand's largest telecommunications operators are urging the government to step up efforts to counter scaremongering suggesting that microwave exposure from 5G internet services could affect human health.Opponents of the emerging technology have announced a four-date national speaking tour by a Finnish academic, Dariusz Leszczynski, an adjunct professor of biochemistry at the University of Helsinki, Finland, who argues that the absence of proof that 5G radio frequencies cause health effects doesn't mean that they don't.However, an invitati...