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Illegal Towers
Thursday, October 10, 2019 By Lillian Amos Image: Gavin Joe, Deon de Wet, Kay Wentzel, Kevin Southgate and Peter Gordon at the cell mast in Fourth Road. Image credit constantiabergbulletin Heathfield residents have notched up a victory in their ongoing fight to stop the rapid increase of cell masts in the southern suburbs. After three...
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  The Supreme Court of Appeal has, in a unanimous judgment, affirmed the City of Cape Town’s constitutional mandate to regulate and control the use of land within its municipal borders. The judgment sets an important precedent that all telecommunications service providers, inclusive of state-owned Telkom, must obtain the City’s approval prior to installing cellphone...
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In a Supreme Court judgement of the 25th of September 2019 Telkom lost its Appeal. For activists it brings to close a long and hard battle. This case is about a community – all of us – standing together to fight injustice:   Image: Heathfield,  4th Avenue, where families reported that their children regularly become...
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/telecoms/313297-mysterious-cell-tower-erected-on-western-capes-second-highest-mountain.html?source=newsletter A base station has been erected on Matroosberg, the Western Cape’s second-highest mountain, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The report stated that the structure is made from concrete, will hold an 8-metre mast, and that authorities have no definitive answer as to how it got there. CapeNature officials, who are responsible for...
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