Broadband will be a hot-button issue in this election
Much of rural Ireland needs high-speed broadband – and quickly – in order to survive. Expect voters to bear that in mind at the ballot box on February 8
While housing, the environment, and Brexit will understandably dominate the headlines over the next few weeks, the role of broadband in the general election can’t be ignored. The phrase urban-rural divide gets bandied about to the point of losing relevance, but one area in which where there is no doubt a mighty chasm is connectivity.
Just look along the western seaboard, then at a good chunk of the midlands, and you’ll find no...
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