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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is making a significant broadband announcement in Castlebar later today.
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.
By Claire O’Brien
The towns of Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport, are to benefit from a joint venture agreed this week by Vodafone and the ESB. The venture will see the companies invest €450 million in 50 towns, including the three in Mayo, in building a 100 per cent fibre-to-the-building, broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps, propelling Ireland into the ranks of the world’s fastest broadband countries.
Claremorris project wins Airspeed Telecom and Enet Project of the Year (SME) at 2014 Tech Excellence Awards
AirSpeed Telecom, the leading provider of integrated licensed wireless with fibre telecommunications services to businesses in Ireland, and Enet, Ireland’s open access network operator, won the Project of the Year (SME) category at the 2014 Tech Excellence Awards this week. The award was received in recognition of the establishment of Claremorris in Mayo as Ireland’s first fibre town.
Up to 3,851 homes and businesses are now set to reap the benefits of broadband as 3, Ireland's largest high-speed network has completed the rollout of the National Broadband Scheme (NBS) in County Westmeath. Twenty-six electoral districts in the county were chosen for the scheme and are now covered.
Irish wireless broadband provider, Ripplecom has announced that it is investing €500,000 in its national broadband network infrastructure before the end of 2010.
Fine Gael is the only party that has set out a plan to create 105,000 jobs, protect 80,000 existing jobs and transform the public sector and the Irish economy, Party Environment Spokesman, Phil Hogan TD has said.