Irish govt taskforce to tackle broadband shortfall

Thursday 28 July 2016 | 16:18 CET | News
The Irish government's new Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce said it plans to identify immediate practical measures to alleviate poor rural coverage in the country ahead of the roll-out of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) in 2017. The ministerial committee noted that the EU Directive on cheaper broadband has recently entered into force and obliges operators of utility networks to share information about their infrastructure with broadband providers and grant them access. It said a further statutory instrument in the coming months will require developers to install telecoms ducts in new

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