Vancouver School District to start installing Wi-Fi despite protests

posted Nov 11, 2013, 4:47 PM by Unknown user ? [ updated Nov 11, 2013, 4:49 PM ]

?The Vancouver School District plans to start installing wireless internet service in some schools, despite a warning by the World Health Organization that the signals could be a possible carcinogen. And despite a?long list of parent-driven organizations?that are trying to get Wi-Fi banned from public schools.

School Board Chair Patti Bacchus said the service is being installed because the district is out of step with an educational technology that is increasingly conducted online and with students armed with laptops and smartphones.

The initial focus will be on secondary schools but a request for proposals issued last month shows the school district is seeking a contractor to provide service for 100 sites.

Last spring the World Health Organization classified wireless technology as possibly carcinogenic, leading?two Ontario private schools to shut off their wireless services.

The service could be installed as early as next month in some schools.

posted from:

Innova Global Technology ??(877) 448-4968

Local and nationwide projects?One point of contact?Emergency services?Cat 5, Cat 5e, Cat 6, Cat 6a, Fiber Cabling installation?Cabling system cleanup and removal?Light tenant improvement and construction services?Light electrical outlet installation / move and changes?Office Paging system ( PA ) design and installation?Office voice dampening design and installation?CKT installation / extension?PC and phone, relocation and cross connect?Wireless site survey , access point installation and testing?Campus building's connection through copper , fiber and / or wireless antenna?Warehouse cabling , Voice , data , PA, Video audio and wireless??Phone systems, Voicemail ( Digital, Digital Hybrid and VOIP systems )?Complete office in the cloud services and implementation ( Google Apps??Router , switch and hardware Rack and stack