Vodacom: No proof towers are harmful

2011-08-13 10:00
Johannesburg - There is no scientific evidence to indicate cellphone towers negatively affect human health, Vodacom said in an SABC radio news broadcast on Saturday.

"The World Health Organisation ... say categorically, with 20 years of study, there is nothing yet that convinces experts that there are any adverse health effects from electromagnetic frequency as used in cellphones...," said spokesperson Richard Boorman.

He was responding to protesters in Constantia, Cape Town, who claim the building of a signal tower in the area could compromise residents' health.

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