Irish govt confirms plans for rural fibre network roll-out

Monday 28 April 2014 | 10:39 CET | News
The Irish Government has committed to a major fibre network build-out to rural Ireland as part of the National Broadband Plan. Central to the strategy will be a fibre build-out to locations in every county identified as having no existing or planned enabling fibre network. More than 1,000 rural communities have already been identified as target areas for the proposed fibre based connections. It is envisaged that operators will be able to offer multiple services off the fibre network, including fixed wireless, copper-based and mobile services, as well as offering direct fibre connections. A

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