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KPMG building on St Stephen’s Green. The professional services firm was appointed as procurement adviser on the national broadband plan in 2014. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KPMG has insisted it is not to blame for the ballooning cost of the national broadband plan, and estimated that to restart the project from scratch wo(...)

It has emerged that the costs of the National Broadband Plan will stay on the State balance sheet

The National Broadband Plan (NBP) is set to cost taxpayers €700 million between 2021 and 2023, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said. In rep(...)

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton: ‘The State’s risk is absolutely capped. I think this is a good deal from the point of view of the taxpayer.’ File photograph: Tom Honan

The Oireachtas Communications Committee has been asked to open an investigation into the Government’s decision to award preferred bidder status on the(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arriving at the launch of the National Broadband Plan with Ministers in tow.

It seemed as though just about everybody was shouting stop at the Government this week, but it vowed to press ahead nonetheless with the National Broa(...)

 The installation of  broadband in rural Ireland has proved to be a political hot potato. File photo: Michael Smith/Getty

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten warned if the proposed National Broadband Plan falters between now and the signing of the contract h(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speaks to media on the National Broadband Plan at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The total cost of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), including private investment, is now expected to exceed €5 billion. Despite paying the bulk of t(...)

The decision was  made after a lengthy cabinet discussion today. File photograph: Getty Images

The Cabinet has decided to award preferred bidder status for the National Broadband Plan to the sole remaining bidder in the competition, the national(...)

Then-minister for communications Pat Rabbitte (centre) at the launch of the National Broadband Strategy in 2012. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s a saga that’s been running for almost seven years, but the national broadband plan finally looks like it’s going to proceed. Pat Rabbitte was th(...)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton TD speaking to media following the publication of Peter Smyth’s Report on his review into the procurement process for the National Broadband Plan at Government Buildings, Dublin.Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

August 30th, 2012 - Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte announces the National Broadband Plan (NBP), describing it as “the rural electrification (...)

Chief executive and founder of Overcast Philippe Brodeur with co-founder Zsolt Lorincz:  Vodafone Ireland  recently commissioned the company to stream VoD content directly to 35,000 household TVs.

The Republic of Ireland is a hotbed for multimedia technology and, with so many groundbreaking companies working in the space, has the potential to be(...)

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