I do work for an ISP company.
Radiation definitely affects birds or any living things. Trust me, having to sit under an AP (access point) for few mins will cause severe headache to me.
Having said that, Golmaal happens in every business. I can vouch for now, the frequency has not been increased to the dangerous levels yet. The combined mafia of cable operators is a different thing & is mainly directed towards land encroachment..
What 2.0 said right was the number of operators who exist in India being highest in the world. When you have that level of competition then anybody can break that moral code & nobody will now.
The cable lines put through oceans definitely did affect the sea life right? But the global laws are strict in protecting animal lives at least on this.