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How to Safely Discard Cell Tower and Electronic Equipment

Posted by Rob Brown

July 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM

With any electronic equipment, it is important that proper disposal is taken into account. The larger the equipment, the greater caution needs to be taken. 

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The Advantages of Mobile Cell Towers aka "Cells on Wheels"

Posted by Rob Brown

July 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Mobile cell towers are becoming more popular due to their ability to be relocated and set up rapidly wherever they are needed. Considering the ever growing need for cell service in all parts of the country, mobile towers have become invaluable to cell phone companies. Cells-on-Wheels (COWs), as they are often referred to, have numerous benefits and advantages that have made them the ideal tool for telecommunications companies in certain situations. Some of those benefits are listed below:

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Topics: Industry Facts, Tips, and Tricks

The Different Types of Telecommunication Towers

Posted by Rob Brown

July 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Americans have become used to the sight of cell phone and radio towers dotting the horizon in most parts of the country, but there are fairly significant differences in these towers’ construction. Contrary to what the common citizen may believe, there are in fact 4 main types of telecommunications towers. These are monopole, guyed, mobile, and self support towers, and each are used in specific situations.

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The Myths About Telecommunication Tower Danger

Posted by Rob Brown

July 18, 2014 at 10:36 AM

For some years now, media personalities have been warning about the dangers of cell phone usage. There have been claims of cell phones inevitably leading to cancer or the waves from cell towers causing harmful radiation poisoning, and other such frightening stories. The large majority of these are myths. There is no scientific consensus regarding the connection of cell phones or cell phone towers to human health risks, and the majority of the panic and fear regarding cell towers is unfounded.

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The Importance of Active Listening to Project Management

Posted by Rob Brown

July 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM

At Lattice Communications, we understand the importance of good project management and leadership. In all businesses, having a good plan and strong communications skills is one of the keys to success. When building or installing a tower or replacing a shelter, there is a level of risk involved that makes effective communication and good leadership the highest priority. This is not only to generate the best results, but also to ensure the continued safety and good health of everyone working on the project.

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Topics: Industry Facts, Tips, and Tricks

Why Fiber Optic Technology has Risen to the Top in Wired Communication

Posted by Rob Brown

July 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM

 

Optical fibers are now the undisputed best materials for wired communication. Copper and any other electrical communication material has been pushed from the spotlight and replaced by fiber optic technology for a vast number of reasons. It is not only the novelty of the technology, but also its multitude of technical advances over copper wiring. Copper wiring can still be useful in many applications, but fiber optic technology is very quickly taking over the field.

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