I’ve lived in Germany for some time, and noticed that in almost all supermarkets (rewe, müller, ikea, etc) i have bad or absent mobile internet. Also, I live near Rewe, and when walking nearby, my mobile internet almost evaporates. When I lived in other countries, such behaviour of mobile internet was rather the exception than the norm. It almost feels like that it is being done on purpose, by actively suppressing the signal strength (or whichever other ways possible). Is it the case?

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    It is not actively suppressed. Mobile internet just isn't very good in Germany. Commented Mar 11, 2020 at 7:52
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    @Askar Kalykov What would be the objective of doing that? If anyone wanted to suppress mobile signals surely they’d be more likely to do so in zones such as near government buildings, hospitals, airports? A more likely reason might be the building materials used for supermarket construction wilsonamplifiers.com/blog/…
    – Traveller
    Commented Mar 11, 2020 at 8:39
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    I fail to see how this is a travel question.
    – user105640
    Commented Mar 11, 2020 at 9:26
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is not a travel question
    – Uciebila
    Commented Mar 11, 2020 at 9:51
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    Such stores are typically located in buildings constructed of materials and in ways that are bad for transmission of radio vawes - and no one has a real interest in ensuring good mobile internet there, so it doesn't happen. Commented Mar 11, 2020 at 9:54


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