Proposed by Councillor Fitter-Harding,
seconded by Councillor Williams.
This council notes how essential smartphones and high speed mobile
internet access are to the residents and businesses of our
district, and those who visit it from all over the world.
Although most of the district has good coverage, the centre of
Canterbury is particularly underserved - partly due to the medieval
buildings and street layout.
Therefore this council:
- Undertakes to lobby mobile phone providers to improve their
- Undertakes to work with mobile infrastructure providers to
improve the masts and coverage in the city centre.
- Will work with our partners to deploy free WiFi in key areas of
the city centre.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Decision due: 25 Apr 2019 by Council
Department: Community Services
Contact: Josie Newman, Democratic Services Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.