Virgin Media ‘discussing’ Barrhead broadband box move

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Donald Ferguson and Rosemary Ferguson contend a box blocks sunlight

Virgin Media has pronounced it is “looking during a options” around a broadband cupboard that a organisation of pensioners claims blocks light entrance into their homes.

Donald Ferguson, 88, and his mother Rosemary, 82, contend a 5ft (1.5m) high boxes obstructs a perspective from their ground-floor flat in East Renfrewshire.

Neighbour Betty McGrath, 83, has also complained to a broadband provider.

The cabinets were commissioned in a travel beside a Barrhead flats in January.

Virgin Media formerly pronounced that scold procedures were followed before installation.

Communication companies do not need formulation accede to implement a boxes, however East Renfrewshire Council pronounced it approaching they would be placed in “suitable locations” to minimise a impact on residents.

The Fergusons, who have lived in a prosaic for 7 years pronounced they had been “fighting” with Virgin Media given Jan about a plcae of a box, that delivers ultrafast broadband to a internal area.

A Virgin Media mouthpiece said: “We’re looking into it and deliberating it with residents.

“We’re looking during a options and what we can do to solve a matter.”