Reducing rent payments for 5G masts slows down rollout
Andy Mayer quoted in the Daily Mail
Dr James Forder quoted in the Mirror
This is in light of IEA research published in June on the consquences a reduction in payment for landowners will have on the rollout.
Arguing that this will disincentivise landowners to allow telecom firms to install their equipment, James says:
“It is baffling that the Government seems determined to stop it operating, thereby depriving landowners of a fair return on their land, and slowing down 5G rollout at the same time.”
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