Spanish court orders telephone mast removal

Communications firm vows to appeal against precedent-setting judgement

A Spanish mobile telephone operator is to appeal against a judge's decision last week ordering the removal on health grounds of a mobile phone transmitter from the roof of a residential building.

Thought to be the first decision of its kind in the EU, the judgement made at a court in Bizkaia, northern Spain, requires mobile telephone operator Airtel to remove the equipment until it can demonstrate that the radiation emitted poses no health risks to residents in the building.

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