5G Plans in the area

Carmarthenshire County Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Dear Carmarthenshire Council,

This is a Freedom of Information Request.
1. Do you have a 5G strategy?
1.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
1.2 If yes, has the public had the opportunity to read and understand Carmarthenshire Council’s 5G strategy? Where was this information published?
1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest level of detail on all 5G technology that’s planned to be used and currently in use in public spaces within Carmarthenshire:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers. (b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.
(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but can be 5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades or retrofitting?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards is Carmarthenshire Council complying with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
1.4 If none, I request to know when you will be chairing a 5G strategy?
2. I request the name/s of the Officer/s in charge of the 5G strategy and roll out for 5G and who their subject area expert or consultancy is, their CV and qualifications on 5G.
3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on Public Highways?
3.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
3.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of detail on:
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers.
(b) Specification sheets of all technology.
(c) What type of communication system will [Council] be utilising to control the vehicles?
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your AV strategy and rollout comply with?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
4. Do you have a strategy for smart roads and smart signage on Public Highways and Public
spaces?

4.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.
4.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of detail on: (a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers. (b) Specification sheets of all technology.
(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays will not be 5G, but can be 5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades or retrofitting etc? Please be specific here.
(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your 5G strategy and rollout comply with?
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.

Yours faithfully,

Chrissy Beynon

FOIA, Carmarthenshire County Council

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Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOIA, Carmarthenshire County Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms. Beynon

 

I refer to your request for information, which was received on 1st May,
2020 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

The specific information you requested was as follows:

 

1.         Do you have a 5G strategy?

 

No

 

1.1       If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions
and its objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.

 

N/A

 

1.2       If yes, has the public had the opportunity to read and
understand Carmarthenshire County Council’s 5G strategy? Where and when
was this information published?

 

N/A

 

1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest
level of detail on all 5G technology that’s planned to be used and
currently in use in public spaces within Carmarthenshire:

(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity
officers. (b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.

(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but can be
5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades
or retrofitting?

(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards is Carmarthenshire
Council complying with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology?

(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that
confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and
the public have been meet

 

N/A

 

1.4 If none, I request to know when you will be chairing a 5G strategy?

 

N/A

 

2. I request the name/s of the Officer/s in charge of the 5G strategy and
roll out for 5G and who their subject area expert or consultancy is, their
CV and qualifications on 5G.

 

N/A

 

3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about
autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on Public
Highways?

 

Not at this moment in time.

 

3.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its
objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.

3.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of
detail on:

(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity
officers.

(b) Specification sheets of all technology.

(c) What type of communication system will [Council] be utilising to
control the vehicles?

(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your AV strategy
and rollout comply with?

(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that
confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and
the public have been meet.

 

N/A

 

4. Do you have a strategy for smart roads and smart signage on Public
Highways and Public spaces?

 

We do not currently have a strategy for smart roads and smart signage at
this point in time.

 

4.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its
objectives in PPTX, Word, PDF or picture format.

4.2 I also request a supplementary document that includes all levels of
detail on: (a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the
company/entity officers. (b) Specification sheets of all technology.

(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays will not be 5G, but can be 5G
enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades or
retrofitting etc? Please be specific here.

(d) What UK, EU and International safety standards does your 5G strategy
and rollout comply with?

 

N/A

 

(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Carmarthenshire Council that
confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and
the public have been meet.

 

We do not hold this information

 

Yours sincerely

 

Julie John

Information Officer

ICT & Corporate Property/ TG a Pholisi Corfforaethol

Chief Executive’s Department/Adran Y Prif Weithredwr

Carmarthenshire County Council/Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

 

Allanol/External (01267) 224498

Mewnol/Internal: 4498

 

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