The Department for Culture, Media and Sport announced that Arqiva will lead the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), which aims to enable mobile services in rural locations where there is no commercial business case to deploy such services.Under the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), Arqiva will be responsible for:
As a result of the government’s announcement, up to 60,000 premises and sections of road will now be covered using the £150 million funding allocated to the project.
- network planning;
- site acquisition;
- deployment of site infrastructure; and
- installation of equipment.