Local News & Updates

We are excited to announce that IFST is now a 501C-3! As a non-profit 501C-3 status your donations will be tax deductible. We are updating our website with new options, videos and links. Check us out: UPCOMING EVENT: Testify @ Planning & Zoning Meeting for Permit Appeal Public Appeal for Cell Tower in Residential Neighborhood: … Read more

Broadband Facts and Terminology

Federal law mandates that everyone should have equal access to “telecommunications services” or Phone calls. This comes in the following forms: Wireless; 2G, 3G cellular technology, voice, texting, Verizon, T-mobile, Sprint, etc… Wired: Copper pair wire home phone service, PacificBell, AT&T, etc.. We agree and encourage city planners to provide services to all areas with … Read more

5G 101

Dave Dehaas from Living Waters interviews Cathy Cooke, Hank Allen, Dr Ann Huycke and Brandon Thompson to understand the controversy surrounding 5G and wireless broadband.

Idaho Broadband Grants

Grant Information Idaho Broadband Broadband Grant Applications – Applications due 6/29/20 to 7/13/20 $50 million in grants, Work must be completed by 12/15/20, Available to cities where 50% of the residents have broadband speeds less that 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. CARES Act Reporting 6/26/20 Governor Brad Little – Funding Recommendations Speed Test … Read more

Wireless Ordinance Presentation – City of Eagle, ID

A. ACTION ITEM: Cell Tower Presentation: Idahoans for Safe Technology will present before the City Council about RF pulse-modulated microwave radiation hazards from cell towers. Link to: Watch Video Start Time Stamp 3:23 Time Stamp 32.30 Time Stamp 42.11 End Time Stamp 42:58 Link to: Powerpoint Presentation Link to: Proposed Wireless Ordinance

4G & 5G Wireless High-Speed Broadband

Four Major Considerations for your City NUMBER ONE: First step, and top priority, is always to distinguish Title I (Information Services – Internet) and Title II (Telecommunications – Voice/Text).  This is the LAW, confirmed in the 2019 Mozilla v FCC ruling in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. However, obligations to this Law are being shirked by … Read more