Broadband 'essential - no longer a luxury'
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Broadband 'is now essential - it's no longer a luxury'

Landowners should allow mobile phone masts on their property in return for their subsidies, the Welsh Assembly's economy committee chairman Russell George has said.

It is one idea in a report by the committee which urges the Welsh Government to consider innovative ways to serve the 4% of Wales which lacks broadband coverage.

Mr George said broadband was "now an essential service", just like electricity and water.

  • 20 Sep 2017
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