FRONTLINE

Cell Tower Deaths

Clip: Season 30 Episode 7 | 30m 24s

To satisfy the ever-increasing demand for cell phone service, tower climbers install and service cell antennas, a job that requires them to ascend hundreds of feet. Across the country, some of these workers have fallen to their deaths from cell phone towers. FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate this hidden and deadly cost of the smartphone revolution.

Aired: 05/21/12

Rating: NR

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