One of the next big things in technology is finally starting to be implemented around the world, but as the mobile tech scene gears up for 5G, it’s unavoidable for some conspiracy theories to surface — from the simplest to the more peculiar ones. What’s the real deal about 5G? Globe will debunk five myths that surround the latest wireless technology. ADVERTISEMENT
The global health pandemic, that is the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and 5G are in no way related to each other. The theories that supported this were COVID-19 and 5G became a hot topic for the world almost at the same time and that both are related to China. However, these aren’t enough to prove such claims that 5G can be a method to spread the disease. FEATURED STORIES TECHNOLOGY Teens who stay up late might have a higher risk of asthma and allergies — study TECHNOLOGY ‘Peace and love across the universe’: NASA astronauts mark Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday TECHNOLOGY Google AR ‘Measure’ app turns Android phones into virtual measuring tapes
First, technology for 5G was initially introduced to the world in October 2018, while the highly-contagious disease stemmed from Wuhan, China in December 2019. China wasn’t the first country to implement 5G, South Korea and the US both did it earlier.