Connecting the dots to unspool a broadband mess
The surprise withdrawal of SSE has put the National Broadband Plan in jeopardy, but this is just the latest twist in the story
It’s now clear that, after a multi-year process, the National Broadband Plan (NBP) is in jeopardy.
The Enet consortium - the final bidder for the contract because all the other bidders pulled out - has lost one of its key members, SSE. Only Enet and civil engineering firm the John Laing Group remain in the consortium.
SSE were the key infrastructure provider, since the NBP involves laying cables and digging holes. As Eamonn Wallace...
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