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4th June 2020
Sorce: Galway Bay fm newsroom
Areas of Galway recently surveyed as part of the national broadband plan are expected to have the service rolled out between December and February.
Galway Senator Seán Kyne says many areas of Galway have been among the first in the country to be surveyed by National Broadband Ireland with workers on the ground since January.
Areas surveyed during this time include Bearna, Boleybeg, Bushypark, Corcullen, Na Forbacha and parts of Moycullen including Tooreeney and Clooniffe in Connemara.
Others include Carnmore, Annaghdown, Corrandulla, Claregalway, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Castlegar, Oranmore, Maree, Renville and Clarinbridge.
Nearer the city surveying has taken place at Ballindooley, Menlo, Rosshill and Roscam.
Senator Kyne says the Covid-19 crisis has emphasised the urgent need for broadband in rural communities.
A presentation from CEO of the National Broadband Ireland (NBI) Deployment Executive, TJ Malone, to councilors at last Monday's meeting at IT Sligo's Knocknarea Arena outlined the measures they are going to provide broadband to areas around the country.READ MORE
TJ Malone, chief executive officer of National Broadband Ireland Deployment, was on hand to explain the project, beginning with a general overview of what they aim to achieve.READ MORE
In Cavan, 3,738 premises have been surveyed to date and network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network there. NBI crews have started initial works for the build in townlands outside Cavan town including Ballinagh, Corlurgan, Araghan, Poles, and Caughoo, in the south of the county.READ MORE