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By Abbey Morton
Annan and Eskdale
D&G is one of worst for mobiles

MOBILE phone coverage in the region has been revealed as some of the worst in the UK.D&G is one of worst for mobiles

In a recent study revealed by mobile phone retailer Fonehouse, Dumfries and Galloway was placed ninth worst in the whole country.

The study used data from Ofcom’s Connected Nations 2021 report and coverage checker tools on Three, Vodafone, EE and O2’s websites to create a total coverage score using five factors: 3G services, 4G services, 5G services, voice services and data services. These were then ranked highest to lowest to reveal the best and worst areas.

With a possible score of 2500 to be gained, Dumfries and Galloway scored 1920 – 11.72 per cent below average.

Derry City and Strabane, in Northern Ireland, came out as the having the weakest coverage overall, meanwhile the best place for connectivity was Camden in London.

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