5G technology

Ms shaw made this Freedom of Information request to Doncaster Borough Council

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Dear Doncaster Borough Council / Chief Technology/ environmental Officer

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 Doncaster 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 current in use in public spaces within Doncaster.
(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers.
(b) Specification sheets of all 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 Doncaster Council complying with for the 5G
strategy and existing 5G technology.
(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Doncaster Council that confirms that UK, EU and International
safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
1.4 If no, I request all documentation, memos, emails and communication on companies and
entities you’re in talks with regarding the formulation of a 5G strategy.
2. I request the name/s of the Officer/s in charge of the 5G strategy and roll out including their
CV and qualifications in 5G and Smart Cities; and who their subject area expert or consultancy
is, their CV and qualifications on 5G and Smart Cities.
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 Doncaster 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 Doncaster Council that confirms that UK, EU and International
safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
3.3 If no, I request all documentation, memos, emails and communication on companies and
entities you’re in talks with regarding the formulations of an autonomous public and private
vehicle technology strategy.
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 (you must be specific on
anything 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 Doncaster Council that confirms that UK, EU and International
safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
4.3 If no, I request all documentation, memos, emails and communication on companies and
entities you’re in talks with regarding smart roads and smart signage.
5. Are you planning to rollout or have rolled out LED street lighting?
5.1 If yes, please answer these questions:
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light
system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz)
the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and for how long?
(g) I request to see the training manual and safety operation manual for the CMS and the LED
streetlight system.
(h) Who is the company who is or has installed the CMS LED streetlight system?
(i) What company maintains and repairs the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(j) What entity and Officer is responsible for the safety standards for the CMS and LED
streetlight system?
(k) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Doncaster Council that confirms that UK, EU and International
safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public and workers during the
LED streetlights operation?
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells
that’s produced from LED?
5.2 If no, then I request a declaration from [Council] that you will not be installing LED
streetlights in the future. If you cannot provide a declaration, I would like the following answered
in the future tense:
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light
system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz)
the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and for how long?
(g) I request to see the training manual and safety operation manual for the CMS and the LED
streetlight system.
(h) Who is the company who is or has installed the CMS LED streetlight system?
(i) What company maintains and repairs the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(j) What entity and Officer is responsible for the safety standards for the CMS and LED
streetlight system?
(k) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Doncaster Council that confirms that UK, EU and International
safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public and workers during the
LED streetlights operation?
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells
that’s produced from LED?
6. I request all memos, presentations, documents, plans, rollouts, emails and details regarding
2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi and WiGIG in public spaces.
DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT HERE:
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Yours faithfully
Ms shaw

Freedom of Information Requests, Doncaster Borough Council

Dear Ms Shaw,

Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request for information.

Your request has been passed to the relevant department. They will endeavour to search for any information held and provide you with a response as soon as is possible within 20 working days and in any case by the 20th December 2018.

Yours sincerely

Sarah Marshall
Freedom of Information Officer
Corporate Resources
Doncaster Council

Phone 01302 736000
Address Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU
Email [email address]
Website www.doncaster.gov.uk

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