Many people are escaping the rat-race and moving to rural areas for the peace, quiet and slower pace of life. Yet living in some rural areas can mean it’s not just the pace of life that’s slower, so are internet connections and first response team times.
While the peace and tranquillity of the countryside is a draw for town and city dwellers, there are those who have spent their lives in rural communities, but that doesn’t mean they want to live in a world where technological advancements over look them.
In this infographic we take a look at some of the ways that the government and forward thinking companies are tackling these, and other, issues to help rural communities stay in touch with the latest technology.
We’ve included information about one MBE industry and what it is doing to help the situation, along with other innovations that are improving modern living in rural areas. Placing defibrillators in telephone boxes and improving first response teams times are a couple of living saving measures being introduced to many rural areas. Improvements in fuel deliveries, for both domestic and commercial properties, when weather and road conditions have made this impossible in the past are another example of the positive steps being taken by some companies to bring modern living requirements to rural locations.