The Anonymous Widower

Mobile Signals

When I was on the excursion on Gran Canaria, that I wrote about in A Tour Of Gran Canaria, I was getting an excellent mobile signal all the way, despite at times being amongst mountains that were nearly two thousand metres high.

Yesterday, I was in Victoria station and I was trying to use the Internet to find out, where my train left. The Internet signal was like one of Donald Trump’s speeches – utter tripe!

I think for reasons of safety, that all train stations and bus stops, should have a top-rated mobile signal.

Some years ago, the office at my stud in Newmarket had a dreadful signal.  So I pointed a parabolic aerial at the nearest mast and rebroadcast it in the office.

Problem solved!

If I was an MP, who won the right to put a Private Members Bill through Parliament, I would make it the law, that all bus stops and train stations had a mobile signal, of the same quality, I was receiving high up in the mountains of Gran Canaria.

Or are the Elite waiting until a fourteen-year-old girl is raped and murdered because she couldn’t phone her parents for a lift, after getting lost on her bicycle?

 

November 15, 2016 - Posted by | World | ,

2 Comments »

  1. Your answer is in your post – “mountains two thousand metres high” – not many of those in London.

    PS Victoria station is a substantial building with IIRC a lot of metal in the roof – not ideal for radio reception.

    Comment by Mark Clayton | November 15, 2016 | Reply

  2. I travel all over Europe and there’s no doubt that our mibile signals are some of the worst in Europe.

    The technology is there, but the mobile phone companies know just keep ripping us off.

    Comment by AnonW | November 15, 2016 | Reply


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