SNP MPs call for action on poor mobile coverage across Scotland

SNP MPs are urging the UK Government to “show more ambition” on rural connectivity, as a new study revealed that Scotland is lagging behind much of the UK on mobile access to a 4G signal. A report by the consumer champion Which? and independent mobile coverage experts OpenSignal, found that mobile users in Scotland can only access a 4G signal 50.4% of the time. Scotland i...
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Mobile Connectivity: UK needs to be as ambitious as the Scottish Government

SNP MP WRITES TO UK GOVERNMENT ON MOBILE CONNECTIVITY IN SCOTLAND UK NEEDS TO BE AS AMBITIOUS AS SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SNP MP Drew Hendry has written to the UK Government asking for a greater commitment and ambition on the issue of mobile connectivity in remote parts of Scotland. Drew Hendry who is the MP for Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey has raised the issue a...
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Calling for a “cast-iron commitment” on mobile phone coverage

The Scottish National Party has today called for a “cast-iron commitment” from the UK government to act on the 4,500 miles of road across the UK where there is no mobile phone signal. The MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey raised the issue in the House of Commons today during Culture, Media and Sport questions. Drew Hendry MP previously called for an "opt-ou...
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1200 miles of Scottish Roads without phone coverage: ACTION NEEDED!

SNP MP Drew Hendry has called on the UK government to prioritise rural areas for mobile phone coverage as it is revealed Scotland has over a thousand miles of roads without phone coverage. The RAC Foundation report highlights how drivers who break down on over 1200 miles of Scotland’s roads cannot call for help because there is no mobile phone coverage. Commenting on the ...
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Campaign set to become a reality after UK Govt agrees

FAIRER DEAL FOR MOBILE PHONE USERS - CONTRACT RELIEF FOR LACK OF SIGNAL Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey MP Drew Hendry’s campaign for a fairer dear for mobile phone users looks set to become a reality after the UK Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey MP agreed with the Highland MP’s suggestion of extending new consumer rights for broadband users ...
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Mobile phone contract campaign wins Ofcom support

Drew Hendry, SNP MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey has won crucial support for his campaign for a fairer deal for mobile phone users who suffer from a lack of coverage from the regulating body, Ofcom. Currently, those who sign up to a mobile phone contract are stuck in that contract for the duration of the term (usually 18-24 months), even when they have poor ...
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