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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job
Naughten resigned as Communications Minister earlier today.
The head of the only remaining National Broadband Plan bidder has suddenly resigned
Conal Henry has stepped down as the CEO of Enet.
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.
FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband?
Éamon Ó Cuív TD made the claim last week.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband
Sure, it’ll be grand when it happens.
'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.
These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan
ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.