Electromagnetic Fields


OTE Group consistently and responsibly complies with the public exposure safety limits to electromagnetic fields proposed by the competent international Organizations and provided national legislation.

This is documented by:

  • Millions of electromagnetic fields measurements (EMF) close to base stations every year by the EMF Measurement Program “Pedion24”.
  • Sampling measurements at base stations operating in urban areas by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission.
  • Sampling measurements by the certified labs of the National Technical University of Athens, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Aegean University and the Environmental Electromagnetic Fields Measurement Laboratory of COSMOTE, which is accredited according to EN ISO/IEC 17025)
Moreover OTE Group, member of Deutsche Telekom Group, implements an EMF policy in which its commitment to contribute to public protection through actions aiming to increase Transparency, Information, Participation and  Promotion of Science is set out, and supports financially independent scientific research.

Issues related to EMF are managed through the Environmental Management System of OTE and COSMOTE, which is certified according to the ISO 14001 standard, and all relevant procedures for monitoring, review and adopting corrective / preventive actions if necessary, are applicable.