Whether you like it or not, 5G is coming.
And it’s promising blisteringly fast download speeds — up to 1 gigabyte per second — which is almost as astonishing as the amount of negative publicity it’s getting.
Opponents of 5G have made all sorts of alarming claims. It’s killing birds! It’s a weapon used by the military! It’s going to trigger a cancer epidemic!
None of these claims are particularly plausible, and most of them are downright far-fetched.
To understand why, we have to go back to the electromagnetic spectrum.