CRAN Reassures on 5G Safety as Namibia Prepares for Rollout

WINDHOEK – Emilia Nghikembua, CEO of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), has assured the public that the upcoming 5G network will be safe and adhere to international standards. Speaking at a media event, Nghikembua dismissed concerns about radiation from 5G technology, emphasizing compliance with guidelines by the International Telecommunication Union and the World Health Organization.
According to Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA), She compared 5G radiation to common forms like FM radio and UV rays, stating that it poses no significant health risks. The 5G network will complement existing 3G and 4G networks, enhancing data transmission and connectivity. CRAN’s Cybersecurity and ICT Executive, Elton Witbooi, echoed these assurances, emphasizing that the 5G network’s rollout will not affect the functionality of existing devices and will offer improved services, especially in rural areas.