A base station owned and/or operated by a cellular provider such as AT&T or Verizon that transmits signals to the devices of its subscribers. See micro tower
, cellular network
, cellular data
and cellular dongle
Mobile and Backhaul
The vertical antennas on these towers transmit to and from mobile users in the local cell, while the drum-like antennas carry signals to other towers for network backhaul and the Internet. The drum shrouds keep the signals focused in a particular direction.
A Camouflaged Tower
These strange-looking trees are cell towers camouflaged to look less industrial.