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Germans petition Parliament to stop 5G auction on health grounds

Monday 8 April 2019 | 10:28 CET | News
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A petition asking the German Parliament to stop the award of 5G frequencies has reached 54,643 signatures, surpassing the quorum, according to an environmental campaign group called 'Diagnose: Funk'. The German Parliament may decide to suspend the procedure to award 5G frequencies based on "scientifically justified doubts about the safety of this technology", according to the petition. 

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