Across the country, local government is working on behalf of residents to hold mobile network operators to account on their coverage commitments. Yet some are finding that where coverage is supposedly fast and reliable, users have frequently reported being unable to make phone calls or get online.
“As part of the LGA’s wider sector-led improvement offer, the Digital Inclusion programme is helping councils to reach out and provide a vital service for residents who don’t have access or confidence to use digital platforms."
"Many councils throughout the country are already leading the way in transforming the future potential of their town centres in the face of unprecedented changes in shopping habits and the retail landscape."
“LEPs are local partnerships and growth strategies will rely on the strength and quality of local leadership. They will continue to succeed with the close involvement of councils, as we work together to meet local ambitions.”