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UK Mobile Services Map 2013

Level of outdoor mobile coverage by administrative authority

Last updated: 11 Dec 2013

This map contains Office for National Statistics & Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland boundary data; © Crown copyright

What do these scores mean?

Click on a region on the map to see more information

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Rank

2G coverage by premises

Each area has been ranked from 1 to 5 on the level of mobile coverage.

1= 95% or more
2= 90% - less than 95%
3= 80% - less than 90%
4= 60% - less than 80%
5= less than 60%

2G coverage by geographic area

Each area has been ranked from 1 to 5 on the level of mobile coverage.

1= 90% or more
2= 70% - less than 90%
3= 50% - less than 70%
4= 25% - less than 50%
5= less than 25%

3G coverage by premises

Each area has been ranked from 1 to 5 on the level of mobile coverage.

1= 95% or more
2= 90% - less than 95%
3= 80% - less than 90%
4= 60% - less than 80%
5= less than 60%

3G coverage by geographic area

Each area has been ranked from 1 to 5 on the level of mobile coverage.

1= 90% or more
2= 70% - less than 90%
3= 50% - less than 70%
4= 25% - less than 50%
5= less than 25%

Map options

 2G coverage by premises

 2G coverage by geographic area

 3G coverage by premises

 3G coverage by geographic area

The percentage of premises at which all operators have 2G coverage (outdoor reception). Click on a region for information on the percentage of premises with no reliable signal from any operator.

The percentage of geographic area over which all operators have 2G coverage (outdoor reception). Click on a region for information on the percentage of geographic area with no reliable signal from any operator.

The percentage of premises at which all operators have 3G coverage (outdoor reception). Click on a region for information on the percentage of premises with no reliable signal from any operator and mobile broadband data volumes per premises for June 2013.

The percentage of geographic area over which all operators have 3G coverage (outdoor reception). Click on a region for information on the percentage of geographic area with no reliable signal from any operator and mobile broadband data volumes per premises for June 2013.

About this map

Ofcom's maps form part of our ongoing work to provide useful information about communications services in the UK.