Fifth generation cells or cell towers, streetlights and WiGig Access Points

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FoI 36-20

22 June 2020

Freedom of Information Act 2000

I am writing to confirm that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission “(Assembly Commission)” does not hold the information, which you requested on 12 June 2020.  In your request you asked for the following information:

“I wish to have made known, any current or future plans, either on situ, in operation, or future thereof, the following devices or technologies:

    • 5th Generation Cells or Cell Towers (operating at frequencies between 5GHz to 60+GHz)
    • Street Lights (LED's) operating at frequencies beyond 6GHz
    • WiGiG (IEEE 802. 11ad) Access Points (AP's) used for Wireless Internet Access

This applies to ALL premises, streets, buildings, and devolved structures, including Roads and Street Lighting structures, government and council buildings, and any state run Care facilities”


This information is not held by the Assembly Commission. Information regarding the Northern Ireland government is a matter for the Northern Ireland Executive or individual Government Departments. The Assembly Commission is a separate entity to the Northern Ireland Executive. Please find contact details for the Northern Ireland Government Departments here.


You have the right to request a formal review by the Assembly Commission and if you wish to do so, please write to me at the above address.

If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response, you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,  Cheshire SK9 5AF who will undertake an independent review.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above.

Yours sincerely


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