FCC Finds 5G Poses No New Risk

Originally posted on Mobile World Live on Aug. 9, 2019 

US officials set public concerns about the health impacts of 5G aside, concluding there is nothing about the technology or the bands it operates in which would require new limits on radio frequency (RF) exposure.

After a six-year review of existing RF standards, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai proposed an order to renew them and impose new service-agnostic rules for compliance. The order would cover all sources of RF emissions, including handsets, laptops, small cells and tower operations, across all technology iterations including 3G, 4G and 5G.

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