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Fibrus set to be awarded N Ireland rural fibre broadband contract

Wednesday 16 September 2020 | 21:52 CET | News

Belfast-based fibre broadband provider Fibrus is set to win a major contract from Northern Ireland's Department for the Economy to deliver the GBP 165 million Project Stratum rural broadband connectivity programme, BBC News NI reports.

A unnamed source close to the process told BBC News that the tender process had now been halted with the appointment of a preferred bidder, with an official announcement expected by end-September. Fibrus was competing with Openreach to win the contract, which will deliver superfast broadband to up to 80,000 homes across the country. 



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Companies: Fibrus / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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