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From TheJournal.ie Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan Controversy

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan

The cabinet met this morning to facilitate signing off on the multi-billion euro plan.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan Rural Broadband

Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan

Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley said the decision to proceed is a matter for government.

From TheJournal.ie Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan Rural Broadband

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan

The fees were paid to firms for advice given from 2013 to date.

From TheJournal.ie Telecoms group concerned about Eir's €1bn claim and will consider legal action against the Irish government National Broadband Plan

Telecoms group concerned about Eir's €1bn claim and will consider legal action against the Irish government

Eir’s CEO told an Oireachtas committee recently that it could deliver the NBP for less than €1 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet signs off on the €3 billion broadband plan - here's what we know so far Rural Broadband

Cabinet signs off on the €3 billion broadband plan - here's what we know so far

The first homes will be connected next year, but some will be waiting up to seven years for broadband.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds complain of broadband blackspots after promised rollouts don't materialise National Broadband Plan

Hundreds complain of broadband blackspots after promised rollouts don't materialise

The National Broadband Plan was due to be finished next year – but work is yet to even start.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's fatally flawed': What the hell is going on with the shrinking National Broadband Plan? Rural Broadband

'It's fatally flawed': What the hell is going on with the shrinking National Broadband Plan?

Seven years after it was announced, there’s still little clarity on the cost – or the size – of the long-awaited rural broadband network.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job Routered

Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job

Naughten resigned as Communications Minister earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie The head of the only remaining National Broadband Plan bidder has suddenly resigned Logging Off

The head of the only remaining National Broadband Plan bidder has suddenly resigned

Conal Henry has stepped down as the CEO of Enet.

From TheJournal.ie Rural broadband: Compensation for homeowners as new law to give access to private land Compulsory Purchase

Rural broadband: Compensation for homeowners as new law to give access to private land

The new legislation will provide for compensation for homeowners in Mayo and Galway.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband? Factcheck

FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband?

Éamon Ó Cuív TD made the claim last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres Rural Broadband

'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres

St Kevin’s in Laragh still has to contend with internet speeds of 5mb.

From TheJournal.ie Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband Rural Broadband

Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband

Separately, BioPharma Engineering is creating 70 new jobs at its Dublin and Cork offices over the next three years.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie How one small group of people is building Ireland's most high-tech town Fast Lane

How one small group of people is building Ireland's most high-tech town

Skibbereen in west Cork is about to be put firmly on the business map.

From TheJournal.ie We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband The Internets

We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband

Sure, it’ll be grand when it happens.

From TheJournal.ie 'You wouldn't see this on Father Ted' - Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland No Signal

'You wouldn't see this on Father Ted' - Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland

The country is behind many eastern European nations when it comes to broadband access.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan High In Fibre

These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan

ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.