Europeans Divided On Cell phone Standards EE Times Journalist: Peter Clarke January 29, 1998 The European Telecommunications Standards Institute's (ETSI) move to establish a standard for the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) appears to have hit a stalemate. In a vote Wednesday, two proposals for the third-generation mobile systems received strong support. The vote was
British Scientists Demand Cell Phone Warnings Reuters, January 12, 1998 Journalist: Kirstin Ridley LONDON - British scientists are demanding that mobile telephones, an indispensable tool for millions, carry a health warning. Amid an explosive growth of mobile communications, concerns are mounting about cellular telephones' potential links to health problems ranging from headaches to brain tumors.
Technology Changes Hinder Phone Cancer Research Total Telecom Journalist: Jeremy Scott-Joynt January 19, 1998 LONDON -- Constant changes in the design of mobile telephone handsets are hindering research into possible health risks of mobile technology, according to a senior World Health Organization scientist. Researchers in recent years have shown that exposure to radio-frequency radiation --