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French consumer group urges govt to delay 5G and wait for health agency report

Tuesday 14 July 2020 | 11:50 CET | News
Consumer association UFC-Que Choisir is calling for a ban on the launch of 5G services until the release of a much-awaited report commissioned by the government earlier this year, which will assess the potential health effects from exposure to 3.5 GHz frequencies. The country's health and safety agency ANSES is expected to publish its assessment in the first quarter of 2021.

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