Plans for a new 20-metre mobile phone mast in Fazeley have been approved.
Vodafone and Telefonica are hoping to construct a tower on land off Victory Terrace.
The companies said the 20.5-metre high lattice tower would provide new 4G services for O2 and Vodafone customers.
There had been criticism from a local resident that the structure would be taller than the treeline and have a “detrimental impact” on the visual appearance of the area.
But councillors approved the proposal after a report said that any rejection would likely fail at an appeal.
The planning official’s report said: “While I note the concerns of the neighbouring resident in respect of the character of the area, I am of the view that a reason for refusal on these grounds would be difficult to sustain given that high quality communicartions infrastructure is essential for economic growth.”