Monday, 23 October 2017

UK govt seeks to close mobile coverage gaps

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 05 November 14

Mobile operators once again hit out at plans for national roaming, call for site-sharing and easing of planning regs.

The U.K. government on Wednesday launched a consultation into improving mobile coverage with a view to pushing operators to eliminate black spots. Poor mobile coverage affects one fifth of the U.K. population, the government said. In these areas, which it describes as 'partial not spots', users have coverage from some, but not all, of the U.K.'s four mobile network operators. Thus, users may be unable to make a call…

The U.K. government on Wednesday launched a consultation into improving mobile coverage with a view to pushing operators to eliminate black spots. Poor mobile coverage affects one fifth of the U.K. population, the government said. In these areas, which it describes as 'partial not spots', users have coverage from some, but not all, of the U.K.'s four mobile network operators. Thus, users may be unable to make a call…

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