Councillor says mobile and broadband services must be improved


A Donegal County Councillor has said the local authority must put pressue on the Minister for Communications to improve broadband and mobile phone coverage in the county.

It was claimed at this weeks Council meeting that rural areas are recieving next to no broadband or mobile phone coverage.

Despite this Eircom estimates that by 2016, 91% of residents in Co Donegal will have access to high speed broadband.

Cllr James Pat McDaid says if broadband and mobile phone coverage are improved in the county, then there is no doubt jobs will be created. However, at present he says mobile signals in some parts of the county are very poor.............