An alert has been issued by the Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils in England and Wales. Warning government over the threats to telecare equipment as a result of delays to  digital switchover, potentially putting lives at risk and stifling growth, councils warn


Vital telecare equipment is currently used by nearly two million older and disabled people, as well as traffic lights and cash machines. Which could cease to operate unless councils get more support preparing for the upgrade to the next-generation digital networks.


Read the article from the Local Government Association

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