Where you’re going, you don’t need roads

With the urban and rural broadband divide closing across Ireland, connectivity is becoming increasingly central to businesses

1st November, 2015
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JP Woodfull, commercial principal of connectivity, Vodafone Ireland

The government recently announced its capital spending plan for 2016-2021, and in it there was an initial allocation of €275 million for the National Broadband Plan. Though more investment is promised, this sum is set to be the initial stimulus for a plan that is aiming to provide 85 per cent of the state’s homes and businesses with high-speed broadband connectivity by 2018.

This investment is necessary in an Ireland that still suffers broadband blackspots...

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