Broadband and Mobile Phone Coverage

On Tuesday 21 June 2016 MLAs debated the following Motion: Broadband and Mobile Phone Coverage.

“That this Assembly notes that 42 per cent of premises in rural areas do not have access to the proposed Universal Service Obligation Speed; further notes the urgent need for better provision of broadband and expansion of mobile phone coverage in rural areas; and calls on the Minister for the Economy to develop further proposals to ensure that Northern Ireland has a modern telecommunications network that enables existing businesses to compete and to ensure that all areas are attractive for foreign direct investment including our rural communities.”

You can read the transcript on our website.