In Budget 2021 €5 million was allocated for the development of remote hubs and Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys is understood to have made remote hubs a top priority.

The Government is examining the possibility of developing more than 400 remote working hubs to facilitate the shift in work practices brought about by(...)

 Eir chief executive Carolann Lennon: “The result was longer than acceptable wait times for our customers and I apologise unreservedly for that.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The chief executive of telecoms company Eir will on Wednesday “apologise unreservedly” for customer relations issues which the company has faced, and (...)

Officials from National Broadband Ireland  appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications Networks to discuss the €3bn  scheme

The company behind the National Broadband Plan has been criticised for not providing sufficient information about the rollout of the plan on its websi(...)

A heavily redacted version of the contract for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) was published last week, nine months after the controversial €3 billi(...)

With a global acceleration towards remote working, and cheaper housing, for some, living in the capital may no longer add up.

Has the pandemic made you long for more space? A bigger, more affordable home; green fields; fewer people: there’s a lot to be said for quitting the c(...)

David McCourt, CEO and founder of Granahan McCourt, and Peter Hendrick, CEO of National Broadband Ireland. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The company chosen to deliver the Government’s €3 billion National Broadband Plan (NBP) has unexpectedly dropped out of the equivalent project in the (...)

National Broadband Ireland, the company rolling out the project, said it will have half the proposed 300 “broadband connection points”, where the public can get free high-speed internet access, deployed by the end of this year

Up to 300 high-speed internet hubs envisaged under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will be deployed within the next three to nine months. National(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and US businessman David McCourt of National Broadband Ireland sign  the National Broadband Plan at St Kevin’s National School in Co Wicklow on Tuesday.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Did the Government have to spend €3 billion on rural broadband, a price tag that works out at roughly €6,000 per household? And, having agreed to spen(...)

David McCourt, CEO and founder of Granahan mcCourt and Peter Hendrick, CEO of National Broadband Ireland at the signing of the broadband contract. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), the (...)

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton will shortly seek Cabinet approval to sign off on the broadband plan and award the contract to preferred bidder, Granahan McCourt.

What is the National Broadband Plan? The National Broadband Plan (NBP) is the Government’s long-standing plan to address the lack of broadband covera(...)

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