It's claimed that tensions between government departments are holding up improvements to mobile phone coverage in the countryside.
Somerset MP and agriculture minister David Heath says he regularly asks the Department for Culture about how phone and broadband lines will be improved.
It comes as a trial is taking place in Dorset with a new system to beef up mobile coverage. Our political reporter Robert Murphy has the story.
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