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The lack of proper broadband infrastructure in the county is delaying new investment and current enterprises from expanding, it was said this week. At the February meeting of the economic development and enterprise support strategic policy committee of Mayo County Council the issue was raised by a number of councillors.
The broadband problem in Mayo is so great that the local Internet connection in many country areas, like Glenisland and Islandeady, is only good enough to allow people access Bebo, according to Labour's Harry Barrett. Over a quarter of the rural population (28 per cent) are relying on mobile broadband according to the latest EU telecoms report, as they do not have access to fixed-lines.
The lack of proper countywide broadband has shown how Mayo has been let down by central Government according to one candidate in the Ireland North West constituency.