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Mobile Infrastructure Project connects over 7,000 premises

Thursday 12 October 2017 | 13:50 CET | News
The UK Government's Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) has delivered 2G, 3G and 4G mobile connectivity through 75 mobile masts to 7,199 premises which previously had no mobile signal, according to a new Benefits and Impact Report. The project was announced in 2011 as part of the National Infrastructure Plan. In 2013, the Government signed a contract with Arqiva to search and acquire mobile mast sites, and then build and manage the masts. The Government covered the costs of building the masts, with mobile network operators (MNOs) agreeing to meet the running costs for 20 years. 

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