Telecom firms see red as protests against 5G spectrum trials mount

People in semi-urban and rural areas are trying to stop 5G trials and uproot mobile towers in the belief that the testing of 5G technology spreads coronavirus, prompting harried telecom operators to seek international backing.   In the last few days, groups have gathered at various sites in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Bihar and Punjab to demand that towers should be closed. Messages posted by lawyers and social activists claiming that 5G trials will spread the virus have gone viral.    Uttar Pradesh police have issued warnings in the rural districts of Gora.....

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