The basic objective of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) is to do for rural broadband in this century what the state did with rural electricity in the last century.
Meeting this objective will now take three times longer than originally projected, connect far fewer premises than originally projected, and cost the state up to nine times the price originally projected.
The plans have been objected to strenuously by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform....
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team