Paris residents pull down mock-up of Orange mobile antenna

Monday 24 September 2012 | 09:16 CET | News
People living near 173 Rue Marcadet, in Paris's 18th district, have pulled down the mock-up of an Orange 3G mobile antenna built near a school and kindergarten, 01net reports. The locals used this symbolic act to demonstrate their opposition to the installation of three base stations on the site. The conflict began with the request for installation in 2003, which led to protests because of the proximity to children. The mayor turned down the project. But Orange completed the installation in August this year, regardless of the objections. The operator's position is legally sound, given that it

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Companies: Orange Business France
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