Rural Ireland has waited long enough for broadband plan

When the National Broadband Plan was first announced in August 2012, only the most pessimistic soul could have foreseen that the project would still be in gestation more than seven years later

13th October, 2019

When the National Broadband Plan was first announced in August 2012, only the most pessimistic soul could have foreseen that the project would still be in gestation more than seven years later.

Some of the long delay has been understandable. Developing a plan to deliver high-speed broadband to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses was never going to be easy. Doing so in a country with such extensive one-off housing ensured the task would be...

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