Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Government, landlords or operators – who is responsible for tackling the UK’s urban not spots?

Jayne Brooks
Wednesday 19 June 19

A host of industry experts took part in an in-depth panel session at Connected Britain 2019 on Tuesday

With the race to 5G well underway and numerous initiatives launched to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas, consumers might be forgiven for thinking that building Britain’s future digital infrastructure doesn’t present too much of a challenge. But – as the many people residing in urban not spots know – there is actually much more work to be done. Characterised by challenging terrains or a high commercial risk, these areas in the heart of some of the UK’s most popular cities account for significant gaps in the country’s connectivity map. So how can the challenge of urban not spots be addressed? At Connected Britain 2019…

With the race to 5G well underway and numerous initiatives launched to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas, consumers might be forgiven for thinking that building Britain’s future digital infrastructure doesn’t present too much of a challenge. But – as the many people residing in urban not spots know – there is actually much more work to be done. Characterised by challenging terrains or a high commercial risk, these areas in the heart of some of the UK’s most popular cities account for significant gaps in the country’s connectivity map. So how can the challenge of urban not spots be addressed? At Connected Britain 2019…

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