Mobile operator O2 says work is underway to bring 4G service to Breasclete and Shawbost
in Lewis as well as the Howmore district in South Uist.
Subject to successful implementation and testing, customers should see the new and
improved service in the coming weeks.
During the work, there may be times when a customer’s signal experiences intermittent
MP Angus MacNeil said:“It is pleasing to hear from O2 that customers in the Western
Isles will soon be able to experience faster mobile internet making everything easier
when using their phone or tablet.
“I know that some O2 customers have noticed that 4G is already available in some
areas and this is it seems is also of benefit to Vodafone customers.
“It is good to see progress being made on improving the mobile coverage in our islands
and I hope that mobile operators will work together ensure that all areas will have