Thursday August 6, 2020

Firm behind rural broadband plan says it can speed up delivery

Firm overseeing the project tells operators it can ‘significantly’ speed up roll-out to 540,000 homes and businesses nationwide

5th July, 2020
David McCourt, the US businessman who controls National Broadband Ireland, which aims to connect 540,00 premises across the nation. Picture: Julien Behal

The company overseeing the National Broadband Plan has told operators it can “significantly” speed up its roll-out.

National Broadband Ireland, which is controlled by David McCourt, a US businessman, was awarded the contract for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) late last year.

The ground-breaking scheme aims to deliver high-speed fibre broadband to more than 540,000 homes and businesses across the country.

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