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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Government Approves €3 Billion Broadband Plan

The government has approved a €3 billion plan to extend the roll-out of broadband to parts of the co...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 7 May 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Government Approves €3 Billion Broadband Plan

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 7 May 2019

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The government has approved a €3 billion plan to extend the roll-out of broadband to parts of the country not currently serviced by the private sector.

The National Broadband Plan aims to provide high-speed broadband to 540,000 homes and businesses in rural Ireland over the next seven years.

Is it a welcome announcement? And will it make a difference?

We were joined by Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy, Seamus Boland of Irish Rural Link and our tech expert Andy O'Donoghue to discuss this.

Government Approves €3 Billion Broadband Plan

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