Re: Operators Licence?
And as that yank was told, the French factory is bigger, more efficient, sells more tyres and has a higher productivity per worker than his USA drones can manage, although the USA as a whole has a high productivity rate. In fact, French worker productivity as a whole is higher even than that in Germany and GB is below all the other G7 countries. Try searching the internet for some figures. By way of consolation: GB employs more workers and creates more jobs to achieve its figures; USA, for example, increased its productivity per worker in work by increasing unemployment by 4 %. One could reasonably argue that more people in jobs is better.
Learn to love your neighbour and remember that a couple of million British have got holiday homes or other ties in France, with many of the rest taking holidays, enjoying the food and so on. Meanwhile, remember that France is a significant source of tourism and other business for GB, with a fair (or unfair) few French residents in GB.
Remember too that our language is heavily influenced, our culture - such as it is - and more betray a long connection. Even rather a lot of surnames, Christian names, place names. So stop being such xenophobic idiots.
Also, large swathes of the rest of Europe manage quite well with the problem of signals crossing borders, as I assume do the Americas, Africa, Asia. How about putting pressure on British providers to come to sensible cross-charging arrangements with each other and with "roaming" providers?
Ah, but I forgot, Britain's greatness, openness and flexibility stopped with the American take-over and the development of the GB cringe. Are you so worried that GB is incompetent and uncompetitive with its neighbours? Perhaps it really is so.