cell tower

cell tower

A base station owned by a cellular provider such as AT&T or Verizon that transmits signals to the devices of its subscribers. See micro tower, cellular network, cellular data and cellular dongle.


A Camouflaged Tower
These strange-looking trees are cell towers camouflaged to look less industrial.
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In other words, each cell tower is overloaded by 5x the ideal capacity.
This significantly reduces the time needed for a new player to roll out given the 25 permits and up to eight months required to build one cell tower.
What business would want to spend more than P5 million on a single cell tower if there is no guarantee that they would be able to recover their investment and tuck in some healthy profit in the process?
Sydnor III said he will introduce a bill this session requiring police officers to get a judge-issued warrant before setting up a simulated cell tower to track a suspects movements.
An update to remove this cell tower data-collecting feature will roll out by the end of this month, according to Google.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- After Quartz revealed Google was tracking the location of a user through cell tower connections, the search giant said the function improves the speed and performance of message delivery.
Google reportedly added the cell tower data collection in an attempt to improve its Firebase Cloud Messaging service, which has to regularly communicate with a server in order to send and receive messages in a prompt fashion.
AT&T (NYSE: T) has added a new cell tower to its 4G LTE network in Winston-Salem to give customers faster, more reliable wireless service, the company said.
Vapor IO, the next generation platform for edge clouds, has launched Project Volutus, which enables cloud providers, wireless carriers and web-scale companies to deliver cloud-based edge computing applications via a network of micro data centers deployed at the base of cell tower sites, the company said.
Courcelle-Labrousse, however, emphasized that the area where the tape was found was at the confluence of several different cell tower areas, making it difficult to ascertain the exact originating location of various calls and SMS messages.
Each time a person turns on his cellphone, a signal is emitted that registers with every cell tower within range of the phone; this indicates that a network is available if the user places or receives a call.
Lane County can, however, take into account the opinions of people living near a proposed cell tower location, and that's what the county siting rules do.