FCC says 5G is safe, no changes to regulations needed

Like with any new technology, some people have raised concerns about the potential safety hazards of 5G wireless. The FCC has previously said that it was safe, and officials confirmed again this week that there is no indication that 5G is any less safe than 3G or 4G.

5G transmits over higher frequencies than the radio waves used for 4G, but 5G waves are part of the radio spectrum known as non-ionizing radiation and are even less energetic than visible light. The FCC stated that their regulations are “among the most stringent in the world” and that there is no need for any changes to be made to regulations to address 5G.

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