BT Tower Turns 50

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The tallest structure built in the UK’s West Midlands area will be turning 50 years old this year.

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Officially opened in October of 1967 although the building was completed the year before. The BT Tower stands at an astonishing 150 metres tall and plays a key role in how TV shows were transmitted around Great Britain.

Nowadays the tower uses include transmitting data links to their customers where optic fibre are not possible.