The wireless communication industry in one of the fastest growing industry especially in semi urban and rural areas. It therefore necessitates high cost on infrastructure and capital expenditure, which can be cut down by tower sharing. The TRAI also has allowed sharing of tower by three service providers, considering the location and usability. It also reduces the operation cost, not to forget the disfiguring the other wise beautiful rustic sky lines, with gigantic metal structures.
Tower sharing is a new concept in India but a regular practise globally. It also helps in curbing the unwarranted utilization of natural national resources of precious metals like Copper, Iron ore, etc, used in the making of these towers. This consumption is a part of the cost to nation in providing a service to the citizens, and by sharing the facility, this cost to nation is minimized.