They look like tall date trees, but they won’t help make your environment cleaner. Instead the tall ‘trees’ will be serving an altogether materialistic purpose – provide better 4G connectivity.
The trunk serves as a pole. It is made of pure steel. Bhaskar
Now the trees have reached Jaipur and will very soon reach other cities of the country.
The ‘leaves’ serve as antennae. Bhaskar
Since they are being erected in greener areas, the tree-like towers merge with the surroundings. They are much better than the corrugated metal towers that pose a threat to the buildings upon which they stand besides blemishing a city’s skyline.
‘Tree’ towers run on 600-700 watt power from lithium batteries, which make them pollution free. This helps serve the greater goal of green cities.
Each ‘tree’ is around 35 meters tall. Bhaskar
Though the cost of these towers is more than the older ones (which cost around Rs.35 lakh per tower), the operational cost of tree-like towers is lower than that of the traditional ones.