MOA insists national roaming will not improve rural coverage

Wednesday 25 June 2014 | 21:36 CET | News
The Mobile Operators Association (MOA) does not believe that national roaming will solve the problem of limited rural mobile coverage. Speaking to Cable.co.uk, MOA executive director John Cooke said that national roaming would take years to implement and would not address the issue of mobile notspots. He said that measures such as reforming the Electronic Communications Code, reducing the burden of business rates in rural areas, and addressing the cost of backhaul and electricity would have a more immediate impact on mobile coverage.

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