Has the Smyth report made things worse for broadband plan?

Has the Smyth report made things worse for broadband plan?
David McCourt, founder of Granahan McCourt Capital, and Denis Naughten, the former minister for communications Picture: Andrew Downes/Shutterstock

Peter Smyth, author of the report on Naughten and McCourt meetings, faces an Oireachtas committee grilling, write Jack Horgan-Jones and Hugh O’Connell

If Peter Smyth’s report was designed to pour oil on the stormy waters of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), there are increasing signs that far from calming affairs, it may ultimately make things worse. A widening chorus of voices is now criticising what they see as the mental acrobatics performed by Smyth to keep the NBP show on the road.

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading

Subscribe Login

Independent journalism every day

With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want.

  • Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile.
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week.
  • Live blogs of major news events
  • Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Tom Lyons, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider
  • Access to The Business Post's extensive archive​

Related Articles

More from The Business Post