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Wireless industry fears 5G protest day could lead to damaged cell towers

June 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

The U.S. wireless industry fears that a global protest against 5G networks planned for the weekend could lead to vandalism of cell phone towers.

Conspiracy theories about the purported dangers of 5G wireless networks have prompted anti-5G activists to set June 6 as a global protest day against the spread of the new technology. The activists warn that 5G radio emissions are harmful to human health, a charge not supported by most scientists.

The trade group for companies that install wireless equipment on towers, known as NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association, issued a warning to its members this week about the protest day.

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