Vodafone says signal problems in Maldon due to landowner asking for mast to be removed (From Maldon and Burnham Standard)
Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting MBS to 80360 or you can e-mail us Click here for details »
Vodafone says signal problems in Maldon due to landowner asking for mast to be removed
9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014 in News
Maldon's MP has brought up the district’s poor mobile phone coverage at the House of Commons.
The Standard reported last month how Vodafone customers were struggling to get a signal.
The company had there was a problem with one of its sites and would look at it as a “matter of priority.”
John Whittingdale brought the issue up with Sajid Javid, secretary of state for culture, media and sport, on Thursday, who said he will look into it .
A Vodafone spokesman said: “We were asked to leave our existing site when the land was required for redevelopment.
“Our engineers have been working hard to reconfigure a nearby site to replace the lost signal.
“Some of the work has been carried out and we hope to have the service up and running soon.”