Vodafone shortlists last 40 Rural Open Sure Signal villages

Wednesday 21 January 2015 | 10:52 CET | News
UK mobile operator Vodafone has shortlisted 40 more communities for its Rural Open Sure Signal programme, which brings high quality 3G signals to parts of the country with unreliable mobile coverage. The list includes villages across the country, including Argyll & Bute, Borders Caithness, Cornwall, Cumbria, Denbighshire, Fife, Hampshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire and Yorkshire, writes the Telegraph. This is the final wave of communities shortlisted for the programme, taking the total to 100. The operator will now work with so-called village champions on a full assessment of their application,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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