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Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway, Deputy Eugene Murphy has hit out at the continued delays in the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan which he says is having a serious impact on hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in rural Ireland waiting to be connected to the network.
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, has paved the way to ensure that an additional 300,000 premises across Ireland can access high speed broadband within 90 weeks.
In a social media first, Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is to participate in a live broadcast on Facebook addressing questions from the public on the delivery of high speed broadband to every home and business in Ireland.
National Broadband Plan will take months not years, says Dep Naughton as she rubbishes reports of delays
Deputy Hildegarde Naughton has rubbished media reports on the length of delays to the National Broadband Plan, suggesting the setback will be months as opposed to years.
Eircom has announced its proposed solution to the Government’s tender to bring high speed broadband to rural Ireland.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, yesterday launched a joint venture between Vodafone and the ESB that will see one gigabit broadband being delivered to 10 towns around the country including Castlebar and Westport.
Eighty-four locations across east Galway and Connemara will remain without high speed fibre optic broadband, with no guarantee that services will improve in the sort to medium term.
A civil servant received one of the coldest receptions ever afforded to a visitor at a Galway County Council meeting earlier this week when he gave a presentation on the National Broadband Plan. Sean Griffin from the Department of Communications was handed the unenviable task of delivering an update on the plan, and how it would affect long-suffering internet users in rural Galway. But it was unlikely that Mr Griffin had reckoned on a chamber packed with 39 irate councillors, each of whom was awarded time to speak on the contentious issue. And it was not pretty. At one stage the department representative was even accused of pedalling “happy pills’’ to pacify a bunch that were anything but happy.
The Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Joe McHugh, has reiterated that the National Broadband Plan process will look at prioritising broadband blackspots.
Some 12,000 homes and businesses in Mullingar have access to broadband speeds of up to 100mb, but thousands have yet to sign up.