5G Wireless Network

August 31, 2016

5G Wireless Network

AS wireless companies prepare to launch the next generation of service, there are new questions about the possible health risks from radiation emitted by cell phones and the transmitters that carry the signals.

Concerns about the potential harmful effects of radiofrequency radiation have dogged mobile technology since the first brick-sized cell phones hit the market in the 1980s.

Industry and federal officials have largely dismissed those fears, saying that the radiation exposure is minimal and that the devices are safe. Incidences of and deaths from brain cancer have shown little change in recent years despite the explosion in cell-phone usage, they note.

 

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