TRA workshop discusses challenges facing tower locations

TRA workshop discusses challenges facing tower locations



Muscat: The regional workshop organized by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in cooperation with the International Telecommunication recently discussed achieving a balance between tower connections, their safety, and choosing tower locations in the Arab region.The workshop sought to raise awareness about human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) in line with international recommendations and standards, discuss the regulatory and legal requirements for establishing communications towers challenges, difficulties, and proposed solutions, and explain the impact of urban planning on communications infrastructure, Including communications towers.The workshop highlighted national efforts in Arab countries and presented awareness initiatives to present practical ideas for measuring electromagnetic fields.The workshop included several sessions and working papers in the electromagnetic fields sector, including the importance of evaluating and measuring levels of electromagnetic fields, which brings together experts to delve deeper into the necessity of developing guidelines and protocols for evaluating levels of electromagnetic fields, where participants will gain ideas about the challenges and opportunities associated with measuring levels of electromagnetic fields.One of the sessions also addresses electromagnetic fields, health research, and future needs, as it reviews the limits of exposure to electromagnetic fields and compliance assessment standards that include the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and the International