Broadband turf war unfolds with taxpayer on the hook

While NBI has the contract for the multibillion-euro National Broadband Plan, Eir’s network is already available in more than 40,000 premises in the state plan, which could end up costing the government dearly

David McCourt of National Broadband Ireland (NBI) signs the historic contract to deliver National Broadband Plan to over a million people across the island. Picture: Julien Behal