Telus wanting to put up 70 CELL TOWERS

First at all these 3 proposed Electric Car ReCharging stations in Vancouver,  then at the other 70 locations

‘V-Pole’ may take high tech to the streets in Vancouver

Tristin Hopper May 22, 2012 – 10:52 PM ET | Last Updated: May 22, 2012 10:58 PM ET

Martin Tessler/Mathew Bulford

Martin Tessler/Mathew Bulford

A photo illustration of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson with the V-Pole — a slim, modular utility pole that would connect to underground optical wiring.

To clear its streets of cellphone towers, parking meters, Wi-Fi terminals, streetlights and even community message boards, the city of Vancouver is pushing forward with a scheme to compress all the technologies together into specialized “Vancouver poles” planted throughout the city.

“Meet your inevitable future,” wrote novelist Douglas Coupland, the technology’s creator, in an introductory Tweet.

Alongside Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, the author unveiled the “V-Pole” concept technology last week at the New Cities Summit in Paris, France. “You would never think of building a house or office tower without electricity — in the same way, you would never think of developing future cities without ‘V-Poles,’” said Mr. Coupland in a statement quickly reprinted by French, German and Italian media.

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