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Government’s broadband plan hurting wireless providers

21st June, 2015
Workers install high-end broadband

Wireless broadband providers have cried foul over the government’s plan to expand hyper-fast fibre internet to rural areas, saying it shuts them out of the market and risks leaving rural users with no web access at all. Thirty-six wireless broadband providers have joined forces to form Wireless Broadband Ireland to lobby for changes to the government’s €500 million rural broadband plan.

John McDonnell, chief executive of wireless provider Ripplecom, said that...

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