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UK govt progress on improving mobile rail connectivity has stalled - NIC

Friday 7 February 2020 | 10:05 CET | News
Passengers are still facing inadequate mobile connectivity on UK railways due to slow progress by the government in fixing connectivity gaps, according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC).

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