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# nbp - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

The government has published the [heavily redacted] details of the National Broadband Plan contract

Much of the contract is redacted due to “commercially sensitive” material.

# nbp - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

National Broadband Plan: Government sets aside €1 million for legal fees

The Government signed off on a €3 billion contract for the NBP last November.

# nbp - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

The state of Eir address: How Ireland's largest telco is dealing with 5G, fibre and Huawei

Chief executive Carolan Lennon on rolling out the firm’s €1bn investment strategy.

# nbp - Monday 8 July, 2019

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.

# nbp - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn

Government announced that it is to proceed with its plans for the €3 billion NBP

# nbp - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Government under pressure to explain why taxpayer will have to pay most into broadband plan

The government was told the private bidder will, “in effect”, recoup its investment by 2028. By then, the State will have invested billions.

# nbp - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan?

Opposition parties claim the plan is not good value for money.

# nbp - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'

Taoiseach repeated today that he did not think it was a resigning matter.

# nbp - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'The bid is contaminated': Communications Minister questioned over dinner with Broadband Plan bidder

The contract for the plan is estimated to be worth up to half a billion euro.