Aware of the reluctance of certain citizens, and of the opposition of environmentalists, he called for “appeasing the debate”. “From the start of the school year, I will receive all the stakeholders in the debate, namely operators, associations, local authorities and manufacturers, to continue the discussion and explain why 5G is useful but above all essential”, announced Cédric O. For him, the government must show more pedagogy to explain to all French the usefulness of 5G.

“For telemedicine in rural areas, connected agriculture, energy transition and the efficiency of electricity production and consumption, mobile teleworking … 5G is essential”, explained the Secretary of State. .

If he left no doubt as to the importance of 5G, and his imminent arrival on French territory, Cédric O was open to the debate: “Obviously, all the questions are legitimate and we must continue the discussion. ” One way perhaps to calm things down after the government rejected the idea of ​​creating a moratorium on 5G to assess its environmental risks, as requested during the Citizen’s Convention for the climate.

5G should therefore develop well in France in 2020, the Electronic Communications and Post Regulatory Authority is expected to issue a call for tenders in September. But the discussions scheduled for the start of the school year could slow down the schedule a bit.

The boss of Orange, Stéphane Richard, was of the same opinion as Cédric O, while he was invited on BFM TV this Thursday, July 29: “I hope that 5G is launched in a peaceful context, has t he said. If it takes a little bit of time to have this debate with all the stakeholders, I think it should be done. “

But this setback may not please his competitor Xavier Niel, the boss of Free, who had already given a rant in early July to defend 5G and accelerate

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