Taoiseach promises rural broadband to 25 per cent ‘left behind’

23rd December, 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has vowed to deliver rural broadband to the 25 per cent of the population who feel “left behind”.

The timetable for making a decision on whether to sign the contract with the sole remaining bidder has slipped from the end of this year to the “first two months” of next year.

But Varadkar said the roll-out of high-speed broadband to over 500,000 homes and businesses around the country was...

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