The Isle of Whithorn is the first community in Wigtownshire to be connected in Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal programme.
The town of Whithorn is due to go live in the next month.
Vodaphone say the ROSS units in Isle of Whithorn are already supporting more than 3,500 data sessions a day.
The move is part of approximately £2 billion Vodafone is spending on its UK network and services across 2014 and 2015.
The Isle of Whithorn and Whithorn are the latest communities in a rural mobile not-spot location to receive 3G coverage with Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme.
Isle of Whithorn is now live and bringing much needed 3G coverage for the first time. Meanwhile, the neighbouring community of Whithorn will go live in the next month.
Vodaphone say that until now the areas have suffered from unreliable mobile coverage and slow network speeds across all mobile networks.
The ROSS programme uses Vodafone’s innovative Sure Signal technology to bring high quality 3G voice services and much needed access to the internet via mobile devices to communities in some of the UK’s most beautiful and remote areas.