Ministry: Cell tower issues not fully known

The response on Wednesday came via the communications unit of the ministry.

The ministry admitted that full health effects on cell towers and cell phones are not yet known to the ministry as the technology is relatively new. However, the ministry stated that TT has adopted the international standard of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection.

The ministry added that they are working closely with the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) to ensure compliance with stipulated parameters regarding the erection of towers.


"Ministry: Cell tower issues not fully known"

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