NATE: The Association of Communications Infrastructure Contractors warned Thursday that a 5G protest will take place in the United States over the weekend,media CNET reported. According to a warning found by Light Reading earlier On Thursday, 5G base stations could be damaged on 5G protest sdays around the world.
“NATE as an organization has been informed through official channels that there are 5G global protest days across the country this Saturday,” NATE said. NATE reminds our member companies and their employees to stay safe, be vigilant and report any unusual or suspicious activity when they travel to the base station site and work this weekend. “
NATE is a non-profit trade association representing companies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Spain, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Ghana, Israel, Jamaica, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Trinidad.
NATE CEO Todd Schlekeway told Light Reading that he heard rumors of 5G protests from operators and the tower company. NATE, T-Mobile, Verizon and CTIA, which represents the U.S. wireless industry, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. There was no comment from AT?amp;T.
5G base stations in the UK and elsewhere have been attacked after the new corona virus conspiracy theory blamed 5G technology for the spread of COVID-19. Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have all pledged to remove the fake news. British operators have also asked people to stop burning base stations. Michael Gove, the Cabinet Secretary, called the 5G conspiracy theory “pure nonsense.”
Back in April, YouTube banned videos claiming 5G caused the new corona virus.