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Reducing mobile signal strength could cost EUR 7 bln - study

Friday 9 October 2009 | 10:37 CET | News
The estimated cost of reducing mobile phone base station emissions in France to 0.6 Volts per meter would be EUR 3.6 billion to EUR 7 billion, according to a study by SIA Conseil. This is the emission level sought by consumer associations such as "Agir pour l'Environnement" and "Robin des toits". SIA Conseil's director of telecommunications, Stephane Dubreuil, told AFP that if the government did not cover the investment, mobile operators would pass on the cost to consumers, whose bills would go up by around 9 to 17 percent. Reducing emissions at all of the country's base stations would take

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