Edinburgh 4G masts may interfere with TV signal

Some viewers may have difficulty with their reception. Picture: Neil Hanna
Some viewers may have difficulty with their reception. Picture: Neil Hanna
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HOUSEHOLDS in Edinburgh face interference to their television signal, or could even lose it altogether, as mobile phone companies switch on thousands of 4G masts in the coming weeks.

Mobile companies have been given the go-ahead to launch new super-fast phone services in the city. But experts fear this could disrupt television viewing because three major operators would be able to use 4G signals on very similar frequencies to Freeview.