A TWEEDDALE MP has hailed the introduction of 4G signal in Innerleithen as Vodafone roll out improvements in the area.

David Mundell (Cons) who has made greater mobile signal and connectivity one of his top priorities for his constituency, has expressed his delight that residents and businesses will now have access to the 4G network.

David Mundell said: “This is really welcome news for the residents and businesses of Innerleithen, who will now be able to access greater mobile reception and quicker connection speeds.

“It is absolutely vital for growing our rural communities that connectivity continues to be boosted and I am pleased that Vodafone have invested in this area.

“With the vast majority of people now having mobile phones, it is absolutely essential that people have access to good signal, while these improvements will also ensure that residents and businesses will have access to much faster download speeds.

“I will continue to work closely with mobile operators to continue the boosts in network coverage across Tweeddale.”