Homes, businesses and farms near Mooncoin and Mullinavat will soon be ready to connect to fibre broadband on National Broadband Ireland network
6,800 homes, businesses and farms in county can avail of a high-speed connection today
National Broadband Ireland, the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan on behalf of the Government, has said that almost 4,500 Kilkenny premises in the Waterford deployment area will soon be able order or pre-order a high-speed fibre broadband connection on its network.
Approximately 19,000 premises in County Kilkenny are included in the State’s Intervention Area, which will see NBI deliver minimum speeds of 500 megabits per second to homes, businesses, farms, and schools. As the biggest investment in rural Ireland since rural electrification, County Kilkenny will receive €72m of Government investment under the National Broadband Plan.
There are 2,542 Kilkenny homes, businesses and farms in the Waterford deployment area that will soon be able to join the National Broadband Ireland network.
The NBI website is regularly updated to show estimated connection dates. Signing up to the NBI email notifications at /eoi/ is the easiest way to get the most up to date status of premises during the rollout and when premises will be ready for order.
Overall, there are 6,798 Kilkenny homes, businesses and farms that can pre-order or order high-speed, reliable broadband with 385 connections already made to the network. National Broadband Ireland is calling on people living near Borris or Waterford to visit nbi.ie/map/ and enter their Eircode to see if they are ready to connect.
Peter Hendrick, Chief Executive Officer, National Broadband Ireland, said: “We are delighted to announce that premises in south Kilkenny will soon be able to order or pre-order broadband services through the NBI network. This will enable users to experience the life-changing benefits that high-speed broadband provides.”
Under the National Broadband Plan, 559,000 premises nationwide are included in the Intervention Area, which was established by the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications to identify areas where commercial operators are not currently providing access to high-speed broadband or do not intend to.
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NBI is encouraging people to check their eligibility and register for updates at www.nbi.ie to receive regular notifications related to their own premises as works progresses in their area.