Wireless Industry News

Tower company executives are seeing a shift in public opinion when it comes to new cell towers. Even those who might not want new towers recognize the need for coverage.

What’s the best way to protest a proposed cell tower in your neighborhood? You could contact your city’s leaders by calling or emailing them. And if your first impulse is to do that from your smartphone, you see the problem your protest is likely to encounter.

Across the country, citizens who would prefer not to see new cell towers near their property are running up against the reality of their own demand for mobile broadband. City officials hear protests about the risk to health and property values that cell towers represent, but they also hear complaints about poor cellular coverage from voters and businesses. Read the full article