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Ireland announces broadband investment, ends tax loophole

Wednesday 15 October 2014 | 09:53 CET | News
The Irish government will spend EUR 172 million next year to support programmes in communications, energy, broadcasting and natural resources, announced communications minister Alex White in a statement on the 2015 Budget. The government sees as a top priority the provision of at least 30 Mbps to every citizen, business and community, which will mean supporting an infrastructure rollout to up to 7000,000 premises beyond the at least 1.6 million premises expected to be reached by the commercial sector by the middle of 2016. The department will provide detailed maps over the coming weeks

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