Why are small cell wireless facilities being installed in residential areas?

Wireless communication providers increasingly use small cells to expand and upgrade their network capacity to serve the rapidly growing number of wireless devices users. As more and more customers rely on mobile or other media streaming devices, wireless providers will need to place small cell antennas close to and within residential areas to fill in coverage gaps and enhance capacity. The City of Santa Ana has adopted ordinance and guidelines to establish standards for the design, placement, permitting and monitoring of wireless facilities

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