Phone giant to launch 4G internet in village

Work on getting Drumlithie 4G was announced this week
Work on getting Drumlithie 4G was announced this week

Mobile phone giant O2 has announced this week that will will launch 4G in Drumlithie.

It was announced on Tuesday that work would start this week to bring the high- speed mobile internet service to Drumlithie.

The company has also said it is to improve its 2G and 3G networks in the area.

Work is scheduled to start the week commencing Monday, May 2.

Subject to successful implementation and testing, customers will see the new and improved service in the following weeks.

During the work, there may be times when a customer’s signal experiences intermittent service.

Customers can download the O2 TUGo app which enables them to make and receive calls on any WiFi-connected device using their mobile number.

Derek McManus, chief operating officer of Telefónica UK said: “O2 customers in Drumlithie will soon be able to experience faster mobile internet on their devices, such as streaming high definition TV, shopping on the go, and video calling.

“For our business customers, 4G is all about working more effectively. They can work remotely, access cloud services, collaborate using apps and so on. 4G will make everything easier for them.”

O2 is spending £600 million in 2016 on its network and by the end of 2017 will have invested over £3billion in 4G and the modernisation of its 2G and 3G networks.

O2 currently offers 4G in over 5000 towns and cities.