Sunday February 23, 2020

McCourt’s NBI awards Enet contract to deliver rural internet

US telecoms entrepreneur David McCourt, now of National Broadband Ireland, was Enet’s chairman and owned a controlling stake until late 2018

9th February, 2020
David McCourt of National Broadband Ireland formerly controlled Enet. He left the business fully in 2018. Picture: Julien Behal

David McCourt’s National Broadband Ireland has awarded Enet, the company he formerly controlled, a contract to help deliver hundreds of rural internet hubs across the country.

The US telecoms entrepreneur was the chairman of Enet and owned a controlling stake in the firm until he began selling his stake down in 2017 and exited the business fully in late 2018.

McCourt said at the time that he was selling out of Enet to focus on...

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