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Cork to get nearly double broadband fund of Mayo and Galway

National Broadband Ireland’s €290m investment will cover nearly 75,000 premises in Cork; the next largest recipients are Galway, Mayo, Donegal and Kerry

18th August, 2019
US businessman David McCour

Almost twice as much funding will be allocated to rolling out the National Broadband Plan (NBP) in Cork than in Galway, the county set to receive the next biggest investment, new figures have shown.

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the preferred bidder for the state’s multi-billion-euro rural broadband scheme, plans to invest €290 million in Ireland’s largest county as part of its rollout. The money will cover 74,990 premises in Cork.

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