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UK govt to refuse taller mobile masts - report

Thursday 26 March 2015 | 11:03 CET | News
The UK culture department officials have told mobile network operators that they will not be able to deploy taller masts to improve coverage and use fewer sites, the Telegraph reports. This was one of the issues raised by operators when they committed to a government plan to improve rural coverage. MNOs have also objected to the high cost of mobile site rentals compared to prices paid by water and power utilities. Whereas in most European countries the height of mobile masts is 25 m, it is 15 m in the UK.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / EE / O2 UK / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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