Commincation Minister promises to look at Doneagl’s poor mobile coverage

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Previous articleDonegal well represented in IMRO music awards shortlistNext articleDeputy McConalogue says government is misleading on school posts News Highland Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Google+ Pinterest Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte has promised to look at how the Telecommunications Regulator Comreg assesses mobile and broadband coverage in rural areas.Speaking in the Dail last evening, Deputy Joe Mc Hugh says at present, performance and coverage is based solely on population considerations, and that’s putting some rural communities at a disadvantage, particularly in counties such as Donegal:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/jomch830mobile.mp3[/podcast]Responding Minister Pat Rabbitte agreed that the issue needs to be examined.Promising to look at the situation, Minister Rabbitte said a major problem is that while there is intense competition in urban areas, that’s not the case in more rural areas:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/prabb830mobile.mp3[/podcast] Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp Commincation Minister promises to look at Doneagl’s poor mobile coverage Facebook Facebook Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter By News Highland – January 26, 2012 Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released last_img

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