Living in the rural countryside has many benefits. The calm tranquillity and lower pollution levels is a major factor for some people, however, using the technology can cause a real headache.
In this infographic we take a look at some of the problems facing people who live in rural areas and what is being done by companies, and the government, to help these communities become better connected and bring even the remotest rural areas into the 21st century.
We take a look at some of the reasons why there such poor internet connections in rural areas and highlight one MBE industry leader and what they are doing to help, along with a Trust that is in the process of installing defibrillators in telephone boxes. Other innovative, technological concepts that are being developed and implemented include increasing broadband speed, improving first response times, small parcel deliveries using drones and ensuring that fuel deliveries are made to households and business that are off the grid.
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Read on to find out what the future holds for those living a modern life in rural areas, and the ways industry is introducing achievable solutions to enable people and commerce to live in a peaceful, rural community with all the mod cons most city dwellers take for granted.