Wednesday December 11, 2019

Government to approve broadband plan this week

The government is set to give final approval to the National Broadband Plan (NBP) this week, with a decision possible at cabinet on Tuesday

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
17th November, 2019

The government is set to give final approval to the National Broadband Plan (NBP) this week, with a decision possible at cabinet on Tuesday.

Last week, the European Commission gave the Irish government approval to proceed with the €3 billion project, under EU state aid rules, which has paved the way for a contract to be awarded to the state’s preferred bidder.

Following the European Commission decision, government sources said that the plan...

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