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Virgin Media CEO calls for govt partnership on broadband

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The Irish government needs to work with the private sector to invest in critical communications networks, according to the CEO of Virgin Media Ireland, Tony Hanway. They must take collective steps to ensure Ireland's continued success as a global hub for innovation, he said in a speech at MacGill Summer School in Glenties. Hanway said failure by the government or the private sector to continue to invest in networks, or investing too slowly to be globally competitive, will hold Ireland back. Virgin Media supports the country's National Broadband Plan which, which Hanway said "will be a game

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Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: Ireland
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