Mobile and Broadband




The Countryside Alliance at the party conferences

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Hunting, Latest News, Mobile and Broadband, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance will once again be attending all three of the main national party conferences this autumn. Liberal Democrats: Bournemouth, 19 – 23 September Labour Party: Brighton, 27 – 30 September Conservative Party: Manchester, 4 – 7 October This year’s conferences are the first since the General Election and are particularly important given the…

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The main parties on Digital Communications

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Mobile and Broadband

    The main parties have now launched their manifestos ahead of the General Election on 7th May. We bring you the main points from each one relating to a key part of our own manifesto – digital communication. Read our own manifesto chapter on digital communications here.  Conservative Provide superfast broadband to 95% of…

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Rural phone mast height subject of “nimbyism”?

| Campaigns, Mobile and Broadband

On Thursday 26th March the Daily Telegraph ran a story headlined “Government rules out taller masts to improve rural mobile coverage.” The article reported “Calls by Britain’s mobile operators for planning restrictions to be relaxed so they can build taller masts that cover wider areas have been rejected by his (Culture Secretary Sajid Javid’s) officials….

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Rural businesses left out of Government’s broadband scheme

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Mobile and Broadband

The Countryside Alliance is disappointed that rural enterprises have been left out of a Government initiative to improve broadband for small businesses, announced today (18 August). Broadband Connection Vouchers will enable businesses in 22 cities across the UK to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to upgrade their broadband connection, the Department of Culture,…

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