Subsidy of €10m needed to fix mobile blackspots, Cellnex chief says
Colin Cunningham says a once-off government payment would help to build infrastructure which could be used by all mobile providers
A government subsidy of up to €10 million would be needed to supply mobile connectivity to blackspots across the country, Colin Cunningham, the managing director of Cellnex Ireland, has said.
The company, which provides wireless telecommunications infrastructure, is working to address existing blackspots in a number of areas it has identified and added to its Get Connected initiative.
It said government support would be needed to fix connectivity in some of the 200-plus rural locations ...