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UK mobile networks see 20 more attacks on mobile masts over 5G fears

Wednesday 15 April 2020 | 10:59 CET | News
UK mobile networks have seen 20 new cases of attacks on phone masts over the Easter weekend, reports BBC News. This is a lower number of attacks compared to the previous weekend.

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