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German Transport Minister to meet mobile operators on improving coverage

Tuesday 3 April 2018 | 15:27 CET | News
Germany's Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure Andreas Scheuer said he wants to invite Germany's main mobile operators to a round table before the summer parliamentary recess to discuss how to reduce the gaps in mobile network coverage across Germany, reported Heise Online. Scheuer also said that the proposed "dead zone" app enabling citizens to alert the Federal Network Agency of gaps in mobile and internet coverage will be activated this year. The app should help the government and providers eliminate these gaps in coverage and decide where to install additional

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