Conspiracy theories surrounding the notion that 5G technology is connected to the spread of coronavirus have peaked in the U.K. causing fiery attacks on cell towers.
Over the past 24 hours, Vodafone reported four of its cell towers were
set on fire causing significant damage and outages to area customers.
Vodafone U.K. CEO Nick Jeffery, said, “This is now a matter of national
security. Police and counter terrorism authorities are investigating.”
EE, a British mobile network operator and internet service provider,
also reported a tower fire and is working with local police to
investigate the possibility of arson. “This site served thousands of
people in the Birmingham area, providing vital 2G, 3G and 4G
connectivity as it has done for many years,” an EE spokesperson told CNBC. “We will try to restore full coverage as quickly as possible, but the damage caused by the fire is significant.” Continue Reading