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Canton of Geneva prohibits construction of 5G antennae

Thursday 11 April 2019 | 16:08 CET | News
The Canton of Geneva has introduced a preliminary ban on the construction of 5G antennae, reported SRF.ch. The cantonal parliament first requires investigations into possible health implications. The decision on the moratorium came in at 58 votes against 28.

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Companies: Sunrise / Swisscom
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