Clare Fianna Fáil Timmy Dooley has sharply criticised mobile phone operators for “lacking any urgency” in repairing problems with poor coverage in East Clare.
He commented, “Mobile phone operators in Ireland, including Vodafone, have been overseeing poor mobile phone coverage in many parts of East Clare. Areas like Mountshannon and Whitegate have extremely bad mobile phone coverage. It is part of a wider problem for mobile phone users in the county and it is not being tackled.”
Deputy Dooley said it is not good enough to treat customers like this and it reflects extremely badly on these multi-national companies.
“As a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications, I intend seeking to bring Vodafone and other mobile phone operators before the Committee to explain why they have virtually ignored this problem,” he said.