The lost decade of broadband investment

The process of bringing broadband to sparsely populated areas of rural Ireland has been tortuous

21st October, 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has promised to make it his “personal crusade” to deliver fast broadband to rural Ireland. His first decision was to allocate the communications portfolio to his most experienced cabinet minister, Richard Bruton.

Bruton is least likely to rush to throw out the baby with the bath water merely because of the controversy surrounding the resignation of Denis Naughten.

If the procurement process has been compromised there will be no alternative...

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