“Councils with a Digital Champion are 4x more likely to smooth the rollout of mobile infrastructure.”
The Case for Local Authority Digital Champions > Summary
Mobile UK is calling on the UK Government to fund the creation of a regional network of Digital Champions to coordinate and prioritise digital connectivity and address digital exclusion as part of its levelling up agenda.
This report seeks to highlight how Digital Champions, funded by central government, put in place to coordinate local authorities’ digital strategies and relationships with the industry, can have hugely positive outcomes in the smooth deployment of mobile networks and in building more effective relationships both within councils and with telecommunications providers.
The full report, Building Mobile Britain: The Case for Local Authority Digital Champions, is available to download/read here.