Glastonbury is one of the biggest music festivals in the world, making it the perfect place for EE to test its 5G network.

While the 5G network is supposed to make it easier for festival goers to get online, it seems that many residents of the local town are sceptical of the service.

Several petitions have appeared on Change.org, urging for 5G to be banned at the festival.

It appears that those behind the petitions are concerned about the safety of the new technology.

One petition , called ‘Public Petition Against 5G Frequency Emissions in Glastonbury Town’ has already been signed by 1,381 people (at the time of writing).

The petition wrote: “It is indeed extremely likely to cause significant health issues for the people who have exposure to it, with unknown long term into the future health effects and especially for the young children of this current time.”

Meanwhile, another petition called “Stop the trial of 5G at Glastonbury Festival 2019”, claims that 5G waves could “interact directly with the skin and sweat glands.”

Read more: https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/glastonbury-attendees-sign-petition-ban-16512639

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