After the terrible storms which have battered the South East the phone and internet lines are still down in some rural areas, such as Rolvenden Layne in Kent. For some - who run a business from home or who have medical needs, it's a serious issue.
David Johns spoke to residents Gill Pooley and Rodney Lonsdale.
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