“Countryside dwellers ‘abandoned to poor coverage’ by big mobile phone companies”

“People living in the countryside have been abandoned and left in the “digital wildnerness” by big mobile phone operators, it is claimed, with the worst-hit areas getting no new masts.

A Freedom of Information request has found that in areas where signal is the poorest no new applications have been submitted for new mobile phone masts in the past three years. …”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/04/07/countryside-dwellers-abandoned-poor-coverage-big-mobile-phone/

One thought on ““Countryside dwellers ‘abandoned to poor coverage’ by big mobile phone companies”

  1. The Heart of the South West Local Economic Partnership has £2.5m to help improve mobile reception but some phone companies won’t collaborate with Devon County Council who are trying to work out how to use this money effectively.

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