The goal of this TIF White Paper is to outline best-practices to avoid installations that harm the structure, climbing facilities, safety climbs, or any other known systems installed on a structure that will be impacted by the telecommunication equipment installation. Additionally, the intent of this White Paper is to provide clarification on the roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder and encourage dialogue between them. Stakeholder responsibilities discussed are:


  • End Users
    • Carriers
    • Government Bodies
    • Broadcasters
  • Structure Owners
    • Tower Owners
    • Communication Facility Owners
  • Manufactures
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Referenced Standards:

  • ANSI/TIA-222-H
  • ANSI/TIA-322
  • ANSI/ASSP A10.48
  • 2018 IBC
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