NBI shelves plan to deliver Broadband Plan in five years

Company reverts to original seven-year deadline as politicians criticise delays, but executives predict rollout will ultimately be successful

David McCourt, chairman of NBI. Last week, NBI was again criticised by politicians for the pace of delivery on the network while the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee said it did not believe the project had delivered value for money to the taxpayer to date. Picture: Maura Hickey