A serious decline in mobile phone coverage in recent months has left farmers and residents living in South Australia’s rural Mallee region to call for more reliable service, especially in times of need.
- Farmers in South Australia’s Mallee say their mobile phone coverage has deteriorated over the past 12 months
- A local CFS captain says mobile service failed completely during the Yumali fire in November 2020
- Federal Member Tony Pasin is pushing for the Government to cover the full cost of establishing new mobile towers to improve service in the regions
Ian Farley runs a mixed farming operation in the tiny locality of Jabuk where he has experienced deteriorating mobile service over the past year, putting a strain on his daily…