The Need for Connectivity

A T-Mobile representative came to city hall Monday night to ask the city council to approve a request for ten small cell antennas.

This ten was the first installment of a total of 31 being asked for.

The council balked at ten and almost collapsed at the thought of 31, sending the request to committee and starting off a wide circle of questions and doubts about whether or not these proposed cell antennas are harmful to the health of residents, and whether or not they are needed, much less wanted.

T-Mobile is attempting to improve its wireless network to make communications more seamless and quicker, which are the demands of the residents of this city as well as those who come into this city everyday to use their cell-phones and electronic devices.

One councilor asked how many T-Mobile customers there are in Everett.

Another councilor wondered where the need for modern technology stops as if to say: enough antenna are enough.

The questions are ludicrous, especially if Everett wishes to maintain an informed population and a huge workforce that comes into the city everyday expecting electronic connectivity with their cell phones.

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