NBI Update: Fibre broadband rollout expands near Borrisokane

High-speed connectivity on the way as over 1,400 Tipperary homes, farms and businesses near Borrisokane see build works commence Over 12,500 homes, businesses and farms in Tipperary can avail of a high-speed connection today   National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) today […]

Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Tipperary

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high-speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) today announced that surveying works in several areas of Tipperary are well underway. Surveying NBI contractors have been on the ground across the country for thirteen months and over 191,000 premises nationwide have been […]

National Broadband Plan Is To Invest €118m in Tipperary with 10 Special Broadband Connection Points Selected for High Speed Fibre Connection in 2020 – Michael Lowry TD

Deputy Michael Lowry has warmly welcomed the investment of €118 million to connect over 29,600 homes, farms, businesses and schools in Tipperary through the National Broadband Plan. He stated the 10 Broadband Connection Points for Tipperary will be a game changer for the county. Speaking this week Deputy Lowry said; “Broadband is now a vital […]

Confidence in the National Broadband Plan has suffered a potentially fatal hit – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to facilitate an immediate all party Oireachtas briefing following the withdrawal of eir from the National Broadband Plan (NBP) Procurement Process. Deputy McGrath went on to say that the people and businesses of rural Ireland are at their wits end due to […]

Latest Broadband Plan Already €237 Million Below Original Target – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has accused the Minister for Communications Alex White of significantly scaling back on the level of planned investment allocated for the rollout of the National Broadband Plan. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister formally opened the procurement process for the State Intervention to provide high speed broadband nationwide by 2020: […]

Minister Rabbitte encourages SMEs to input into National Broadband Plan

Speaking in IBEC today to members of the Telecommunications Industry Federation, the Minister stressed the competitive importance of SMEs engaging on-line more intensively and the need to break down barriers which are discouraging a significant number of SMEs from harnessing the power of the internet. In a briefing on the report of the recently published […]