LNER to eliminate key wifi "notspot" on Edinburgh-London route
One of the worst gaps in 4G coverage on the east coast main line is to be plugged thanks to a deal between train operator LNER and mobile operator O2.
Planning permission for the first stage has been approved by Northumberland County Council.
LNER said the final phase will see 5G available in Newcastle Central Station by next summer.
Managing director David Horne said: “We know how vital mobile connectivity is for our customers, so we’re proud to be radically improving this for those who
travel on our trains and also work and live along our route.”
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