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An Oireachtas committee is to recommend that a majority of the directors of the company set to supply broadband to hundreds of thousands of rural home(...)

Presenter Ryan Tubridy on the set of The Late Late Toy Show 2018 with some of its young stars.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It costs €10 million a year just to collect, while the Government automatically stumps up some €55 million every year to pay for “free” licences for t(...)

Officials from the Department of Communications want to make it mandatory that ducting for high-speed broadband be included for new house planning permission to be obtained.

New homes may be required to have high-speed broadband cabling installed in order to gain planning approval under plans being advanced by Government. (...)

Kate Keena (11) at the launch of Ireland’s first native woodlands strategy in Ballycoyle Woodlands, Glencree, Co Wicklow in 2016.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Are you off anywhere nice on your holidays? I am, and, as the date for departure from Dublin Airport creeps nearer, the excuses I’m making for taking (...)

Ireland must transpose the EU’s revised audio-visual media services directive into law by September 2020.

Should the State do what some EU members are already doing and introduce levies on subscription video-on-demand companies to boost funding for Irish-p(...)

James Hickey, who will step down as chief executive of Screen Ireland at the end of July. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The Government should consider levying audio-visual services that are not based in the State but target audiences here, to generate funding for Irish (...)

Eir CEO Carolan Lennon and Eir’s director of regulatory and public policy Gary Healy, before going in front of an Oireachtas committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Is Eir attempting to torpedo the National Broadband Plan (NBP)? Ireland’s largest telco threw the process into chaos last month, claiming it could do (...)

The Rispa proposal rests on using a mixture of fixed wireless access technologies, alongside the extension of a fibre network into selected rural areas. Photograph: Michael Smith/Getty

An umbrella group of small rural broadband providers has said it can meet the objectives of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) for an up-front commitme(...)

Eir has raised the prospect of an alternate proposal for the National Broadband Plan. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Eir has rejected suggestions that its mooted €1 billion plan to deliver the objectives of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) was a form of “tactical in(...)

Eir last week claimed it could deliver the aims of the National Broadband Plan for about €1 billion. Photograph: Michael Smith/Getty Images

The Oireachtas Communications committee is to send a list of questions on the National Broadband Plan to David McCourt, the investor leading the prefe(...)

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