• Mobile operators and landowners pledge co-operation on rural coverage

    10 days ago - By TechRadar

    Landowners and mobile operators have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to improve coverage in rural areas despite a lack of progress in negotiations. Operators have long complained about the difficulty in gaining access to sites and the ‘unfair' demands made by landowners in exchange for building or upgrading telecoms infrastructure. Reforms to the Electronic Communications implemented in December 2017 removed a number of barriers to deployment while also ensuring that landowners received a fair price for the use of their land. However, all parties have admitted there have been...
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