Eir’s claim puts broadband cat amongst the pigeons
The telco may have had a chequered history since it was privatised in 1999. But its claim that it can deliver rural broadband far cheaper than Granahan McCourt is something the government cannot ignore
The government had a difficult decision to make in naming Granahan McCourt as the preferred bidder for the National Broadband Plan last month.
On the one hand, Leo Varadkar faced the prospect of awarding the largest contract in the history of the state to a company with no infrastructure and no track record in Ireland of delivering what was being asked of them.
On the other, the Taoiseach faced the prospect of telling the good...
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