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Germans split over building more mobile antennas, almost half would protest nearby expansion - survey

Tuesday 21 April 2020 | 10:42 CET | News
Germans are split over building more mobile masts, with 48 percent in favor of expanding the network and the same percentage against it, according to a survey carried out by the digital association Bitkom among more than 1,000 respondents aged 16 and over. Almost half (43%) said they would take part in a demonstration if mobile masts were built nearby their residence, and 42 percent would move out of their apartments if the landlord was allowed to install an antenna near the house. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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