Thursday, 18 October 2018

UK govt admits defeat on £150m notspot programme

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 16 February 16

Culture minister Ed Vaizey says 16 of 600 planned cell sites are up and running.

The U.K. government last week admitted that its £150 million plan to eradicate mobile notspots has failed. Called the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), it was unveiled in October 2011 by Chancellor George Osborne. It was designed to extend mobile coverage to as many as 60,000 premises by funding the deployment of new masts…

The U.K. government last week admitted that its £150 million plan to eradicate mobile notspots has failed. Called the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), it was unveiled in October 2011 by Chancellor George Osborne. It was designed to extend mobile coverage to as many as 60,000 premises by funding the deployment of new masts…

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