Broadband and Mobile Phones: Rural Areas

(asked on 3rd October 2019) - View Source

Question to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport:

What steps her Department is taking to increase (a) broadband and (b) mobile phone coverage in rural areas.


Answered by
Matt Warman Portrait
Matt Warman
This question was answered on 3rd October 2019

The government is committed to nationwide rollout of future proof, gigabit-capable broadband as soon as possible. Improving mobile coverage in rural areas is also a priority. We are committed to extending geographic mobile coverage to 95% of the UK and we are considering all of the options available to facilitate this.

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