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The deadline to submit a response to the Radiofrequency and 5G Safety public consultation has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020.   The RA has empaneled an independent Advisory Panel for this consultation, which includes a consultant Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, Dr. Keith Chiappa.


The Advisory Panel will review information and responses from the public consultation, and offer advice on policy direction prior to the RA making a decision on whether the implementation of 5G is suitable for Bermuda.


Your opinion matters and your input is valuable.  Follow these next steps and have your voice heard:


  1. Read the consultation document;
  2. Review the consultation questions; and
  3. Submit your response by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 7.


As part of this consultation, the RA hosted an online information gathering session on Thursday, November 19.  Members of the public presented their responses to the consultation questions and provided feedback to the Advisory Panel on a live platform.


The session was recorded and is available for replay.  You may also refer to the presentation slides from Dr. Paul Heroux, representing BAST and Mr. Frank Clegg from Canadians for Safe Technology.

Advisory Panelist Biographies:
Mr. Glenn Blakeney – BERMUDA

Mr. Glenn Blakeney was educated in Bermuda and has over 40 years of experience in the communications industry.  He is the Chairman and CEO of Inter-Island Communications Ltd. and is responsible for the operation of two FM radio stations … Read More

Dr. Rodney Croft – AUSTRALIA

Dr. Rodney Croft is Professor of Health Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia. He obtained degrees in Philosophy and Psychology before completing his PhD in Psychology at the University of Wollongong in 2000 … Read More


Dr. Jeffrey Herd is the Leader of the RF Technology Group at Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which develops and demonstrates innovative RF technologies as solutions to emerging national security needs in radar … Read More

Dr. Raafat Mansour – CANADA

Dr. Raafat Mansour is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo and holds Tier 1 – Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Micro-Nano Integrated RF Systems since 2010.  He also held an NSERC Industrial Research Chair … Read More

Dr. Carika Weldon – BERMUDA

Dr. Carika Weldon, MRSB, FIBMS, established and currently leads the Government of Bermuda’s on-island COVID-19 testing facilities, the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (MDL). She was born and raised in Bermuda and completed her foundational studies at ... Read More

Consultant To The Advisory Panel:
Dr. Keith Chiappa – Bermuda

Dr. Keith Chiappa, who will act as a consultant to the Advisory Panel, is  a Bermudian Rhodes Scholar who was educated at Harvard University and Oxford University.  Dr. Chiappa has 40 years of experience in the human central nervous systems as a neurologist with … Read More

Submit A Response

The RA welcomes your feedback and comments on the Radiofrequency and 5G Safety Open Public Consultation
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Watch The Online Event

The RA hosted an Online
Information Gathering Session
on November 19, 2020.

The session was recorded and is available for replay.