According to the Ministry of Communications, HOT doesn’t reach 224 cities and some entire neighborhoods – including parts of Beit Shemesh.
As stated in the magazine The Marker Shlomo Filber, the head of Communications for HOT, stated that HOT is exempt from giving infrastructure to the outlying communities. Filber wishes to postpone the deployment of HOT’s infrastructure for an entire year.
Many customers in outlying communities remain without the option of choosing between the companies infrastructure and services will obligated to use Bezeq. According to the publication, it is nearly 400 thousand families that will effected by this!