Urgent call made for better phone service

BEEFING UP COVERAGE: Elders Mount Gambier stock agent Ben Gregory tries to get a signal on his mobile phone during the hustle and bustle of yesterday’s market at the Glenburnie Saleyards. Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

GRANT District Council will step up its campaign to land a mobile phone tower at Glenburnie to end coverage blackspots at the multi-million-dollar livestock centre and surrounding communities.

Frustrations about the unreliable and patchy coverage at the Glenburnie Saleyards spilled over among elected members this week with one councillor labelling the situation as a “disgrace”.

According to fed-up stock agents at the livestock exchange yesterday, the lack of reliable coverage was a pressing


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