cell tower

cell tower

A base station owned and/or operated 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.


Mobile and Backhaul
The vertical antennas on these towers transmit to and from mobile users in the local cell, while the drum-like antennas carry signals to other towers for network backhaul and the Internet. The drum shrouds keep the signals focused in a particular direction.







A Camouflaged Tower
These strange-looking trees are cell towers camouflaged to look less industrial.
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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.
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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.