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Fianna Fáil says it’s not too late for the Government to take ownership of the National Broadband Plan – by awarding it to the ESB. It’s after Communications Minister Richard Bruton confirmed that a decision on the issue won’t be made this week. Over 500 thousand homes and business across…

Leitrim County Council is to contact the Minister for Communications Richard Bruton to try to establish why broadband services have not been rolled out as promised to areas such as Drumkeerin. The motion was proposed by local councillor Mary Bohan at this week’s meeting of the council. Speaking to Ocean…

Sligo TD Marc MacSharry and the Secretary General of the Department Communications have clashed on the cost of rolling out fibre broadband. The National Broadband Plan is being examined by two separate Dáíl committees today. The Department of Communications is being urged to examine rolling out 5G rather than fibre…

The Ireland offline movement have today hit out at the delay in rolling out high speed broadband to many homes and businesses in rural Ireland. They claim that 542,000 premises still have to be connected. Spokesperson for “Ireland offline” Eamonn Wallace claims that the findings of the Smith Report which…