A small community to the north of us, up in the Slocan Valley have decided to keep their area cell phone free…
People in the Slocan Valley are trying to stop Telus from bringing cellphone service to their neck of the woods so they can market the area as a ring-tone-free zone.
‘We see this as being a tremendous competitive advantage.’?Bill Roberts of the Slocan Valley Economic Development Commission
Telus has said it will decide whether to install technology, which would allow for cellphone service in the area, later this month.
Will they win? There’s a lot of support for the installation of cell phone coverage, probably a lot of that is from holiday home owners who want to ditch the extra landline.
What are your thoughts?
Should cell phone coverage be everywhere, in all communities?
Is it now a basic requirement for society?
Are these guys out to lunch?