The city's development code requires that cell towers
be set back a distance equal to their height from residential property lines to prevent deaths, injuries or property damage if it toppled over.
According to the American Cancer Society, cell towers
transmit RF waves--a form of energy between FM radio waves and microwaves.
There are only limited areas in which to install macro cell towers
This ensures signal clarity in the long-term for a broad-range of cell tower
The PBS television show Frontline brought attention to the number of cell tower
deaths in 2012.
Previously, cell towers
were restricted to the outer areas of Boylston, but carriers had complained that there are service gaps under that arrangement.
Asiacell's fears were compounded by recent attacks on seven of its cell towers
in the Mosul area.
are the base stations which control cell phone communication.
By 2014, according to a new study from ABI Research, the area will contain 39 per cent of the world's cell towers
, in a total addressable market worth nearly $125 billion.
Alarmed by the spread of the towers in hundreds of locations throughout Los Angeles County, a coalition of grass-roots groups - Residents Engaged Against Cell Towers
(REACT) - are pushing for a moratorium on new construction in the county.
And parents in Ossining, New York waged an unsuccessful battle in 2000 to ban revenue-generating cell towers
from school grounds.
Now, however,, companies, such as Unison Site Management are offering a lump sum of cash up front to buy out the remainder of leases from building owners renting out rooftop space for cell towers