18th May 2020
NBI contractors have been on the ground since January surveying townlands in Cork, Galway, Cavan and Limerick. This involves physically walking the routes and documenting images, notes and measurements of the current infrastructure - poles, cables and underground ducts - in each area.
We recently began work in Kerry and Wexford. This month surveying was also underway in parts of Roscommon, Monaghan, and Mullingar. To date almost 20,000 premises have been have surveyed.
This will enable design solutions for the provision of a fibre network to every premises in the Intervention Area (IA) – a map of almost 537,000 premises nationwide identified by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) as not being served with adequate broadband services. For more information see www.broadband.gov.ie
By the end of 2020, up to 10,000 homes will be passed with the fibre network and the first broadband connections can be installed. In addition, NBI will have completed the detailed designs for over 20% of the premises in the Intervention Area (IA) across Ireland. Operating at scale across the country, NBI will be building in 11 separate areas by end 2020 and in every county nationwide next year.
National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high-speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) today announced that build works in Roscommon are well underway. In Roscommon, over 3,591 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network […]READ MORE
In Cork, there are 79,424 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 29% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Cork will see an investment of €314M in the new high speed fibre network.READ MORE
Under the National Broadband Plan, Galway will see an investment of €153M in the new high-speed fibre network. This will enable e-learning, remote monitoring of livestock or equipment, e-health initiatives, better energy efficiency in the home, and facilitate increased levels of remote working.READ MORE