3G network phase-out concerning for local farmers

October 18, 2023 12:10 pm in by
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Plans to phase out the 3G network by September 2024 will present challenges for farmers relying on cellular connection.

Grain producers have raised concerns about what that will look like for the Eyre Peninsula’s agriculture industry, with Kimba grain producer Dion Woolford saying this will likely leave a connectivity gap that will set the state back 10-15 years.

Fellow EP farmer and Grain Producers SA Director Peta Willmott has also expressed concerns for health and safety risks.

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GPSA are calling for a collaborative effort to improve connectivity and mobile blackspots for producers in regional communities.

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