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  • National Broadband Ireland and Macra na Feirme announce partnership agreement
    18th November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland and Macra na Feirme announce partnership agreement

    strategic partnership agreement.  Macra na Feirme is a nationwide representative organisation with over 10,000 members across rural Ireland. The agreement will see NBI partner with Macra na Feirme and include support for national awards programmes being run by Macra.

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    18th November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland and Macra na Feirme announce partnership agreement

    strategic partnership agreement.  Macra na Feirme is a nationwide representative organisation with over 10,000 members across rural Ireland. The agreement will see NBI partner with Macra na Feirme and include support for national awards programmes being run by Macra.

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  • NBI connections Limerick height=
    16th November 2021

    NBI Connects First Premises in Limerick Under the National Broadband Plan

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, has announced that the first premises in County Limerick have been successfully connected. Over 21,000 premises in County Limerick are included in the State’s Intervention Area, which will see NBI deliver ... Read more

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  • Ballinasloe Connections NBI height=
    5th November 2021

    NBI Connects First Premises in Galway Under the National Broadband Plan

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, has announced that the first premises in County Galway have been successfully connected in Ballinasloe. Over 38,000 premises in  County Galway are included in the State’s Intervention Area, which will see ... Read more

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  • NBI Skerries Kiosk height=
    5th November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Skerries

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event out the Library on Strand Street in Skerries on Friday the 12th and Saturday 13th of November, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. These upcoming ... Read more

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  • Kiosk NBI height=
    1st November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Clonmel

    information event at Tesco Clonmel, Powerstown Centre in Clonmel on Friday the 29th and Saturday 30th of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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    1st November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Drogheda

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Tesco, Drogheda Retail Park in Drogheda on Friday the 29th and Saturday 30th of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • 1st November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Midleton

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at 2-4 Oliver Plunkett Place in Midleton on Friday the 5th and Saturday 6th of November, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. These upcoming events ... Read more

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  • Cavan Kiosk National Broadband Ireland height=
    1st November 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Youghal

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Tesco Superstore, Mill Road in Youghal on Friday the 5th and Saturday 6th of November, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • Mullingar Kiosk NBI height=
    14th October 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Mullingar

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Austin Friars Street Car Park in Mullingar on Friday the 22nd and Saturday 23rd of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • Gort Kiosk NBI height=
    14th October 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Gort

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Market Square in Gort on Friday the 22nd and Saturday 23rd of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • Monagahan Connection NBI height=
    13th October 2021

    NBI Connects First Premises in Monaghan Under the National Broadband Plan

    Over 15,000 premises in the county 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 Monaghan will receive €60m of Government investment under the NBP.

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  • Kiosk NBI Ballina height=
    6th October 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Ballina

    nformation event in The Market Square Carpark in Ballina on Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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    6th October 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Blessington

    ational Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Newtown Square, Main Street, Blessington in Blessington on Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of October, with the events taking place from 10am to 4pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Kiosk Tipperary height=
    30th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Tipperary

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Tesco, Limerick Road in Tipperary on Friday the 8th and Saturday 9th of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Kiosk Roscommon height=
    30th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Roscommon

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Supervalu on Main Street in Roscommon on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Sligo Kiosk height=
    22nd September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Sligo

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Quayside Shopping centre in Sligo on Friday the 1st and Saturday 2nd of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Kiosk Castlebar height=
    22nd September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Castlebar

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Market Square in Castlebar on Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd of October, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Kilcoole height=
    17th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Kilcoole

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Tesco Greystones on Friday the 24th and Saturday 25th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. These upcoming events aim to give even ... Read more

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Dundalk height=
    17th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Dundalk

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk on Friday the 24th and Saturday 25th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland joins Business in the Community Ireland height=
    14th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland joins Business in the Community Ireland

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high speed fibre broadband network as part of the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP), has recently joined Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), the leading advisers on sustainability and corporate social responsibility in Ireland. This development marks the latest step by National Broadband Ireland to ensure it is working in a sustainable way, and to help to contribute to society through CSR activities.

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  • High Speed Connectivity On The Way to 8,400 Premises In Midleton height=
    9th September 2021

    High speed connectivity on the way as 8,400 premises in Midleton see build works underway.

    In Midleton, over 8,400 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network in the area. NBI crews have started initial works for the build in townlands across Midleton including Carrigtwohill, Castlemartyr, Lisgoold, Leamlara, Dungourney, Walshtown, and Ballyrussell. These ‘make ready’ works pave the way for the next stage of deploying fibre on poles/ducts, and include the erection of poles, unblocking of ducts, and the insertion of subduct into existing ducts, for the fibre to be installed.

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  • High speed connectivity on the way as 4,100 premises in Mullingar see build works underway. height=
    9th September 2021

    High speed connectivity on the way as 4,100 premises in Mullingar see build works underway.

    In Mullingar, over 4,100 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network in the area. NBI crews have started initial works for the build in townlands across Mullingar including Gaybrook, Mahonstown, Knockdrin, Ballinderry, Sonna, and Rathconrath. These ‘make ready’ works pave the way for the next stage of deploying fibre on poles/ducts, and include the erection of poles, unblocking of ducts, and the insertion of subduct into existing ducts, for the fibre to be installed.

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  • High speed connectivity on the way as 5,031 premises in Blessington see build works underway. height=
    9th September 2021

    High speed connectivity on the way as 5,031 premises in Blessington see build works underway.

    In Blessington, over 5,031 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network in the area. NBI crews have started initial works for the build in townlands across Blessington including Ballinagee, Brittas, Cradockstown East, Eadestown, Glebe, Hollywood Lower, Johnstown and Kilbride.

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  • Carlow Kiosk National Broadband Ireland height=
    7th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Carlow

    Information event at Liberty Tree Square in Carlow on Friday the 17th and Saturday 18th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • Ballinasloe Kiosk National Broadband Ireland height=
    7th September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Ballinasloe

    Information event at Tesco Superstore Menlo in Ballinasloe on Friday the 17th and Saturday 18th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Wexford height=
    1st September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to Host Pop-Up Information Event in Wexford

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Tesco Superstore Distillery Road in Wexford on Friday the 10th and Saturday 11th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. 

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Killarney height=
    1st September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Killarney

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Tesco in Deer Park in Killarney on Saturday the 11th of September, with the event taking place from 10 am to 4 pm.

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Tralee height=
    1st September 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Tralee

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at Garvey’s SuperValu in Tralee on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Monaghan height=
    31st August 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Monaghan

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event at the Diamond in Monaghan Town on Friday the 3rd and Saturday 4th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. These upcoming events aim ... Read more

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  • Upcoming Kiosk Limerick National Broadband Ireland height=
    31st August 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Limerick

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Tesco Superstore Coonagh in Limerick on Friday the 3rd and Saturday 4th of September, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • First premises connected Galway height=
    26th August 2021

    NBI Connects First Premises in Galway Under the National Broadband Plan

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), 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 announced that the first premises have been successfully connected in County Galway.

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  • Surveying Update Cavan National Broadband Ireland height=
    9th August 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Cavan

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Cavan, the following areas are being surveyed: Tullygullin and Kilgoolagh.

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  • Surveying Update Westmeath National Broadband Ireland height=
    9th August 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Westmeath

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Westmeath, the following areas are being surveyed: Castletown, Hilltown, Ballynameagh, Ballynagall, Rochestown, Lismacaffrey, Coole, Coolnagun, Street, Mayne, Newtown, Fearmore, Boherquill, Williamstown, Castlepollard, Multyfarnham, Rathowen, Glonlough, Ballinalack, Carrigagh, Kilbixy, Cumminstown

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  • Surveying Update Longford National Broadband Ireland height=
    9th August 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Longford

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Longford, where the following areas have been surveyed: Granard, Ballybrien, Graffoge, Ballymaurice, Abbeylara, Derragh, Tonywarden, Toneen, Castlebrock, Kilcourcey, Asnagh, Lisryan, Balloo, Coolamber, Ringowney, Kiltykeary, Lisnageeragh, Culloge, Moondarragh, Cartronreagh, Bracklon, Aghafin, Curry, Cam, Clonwhelan, Edgeworthstown, Garryandrew, Shantum, Gneeve, Lissanure, Garryconnell, Carnan, and Cornapark.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Galway Information Pop Up Event height=
    28th July 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Galway City

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Galway Shopping Centre in Galway City on Friday the 6th and Saturday 7th August, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day. These upcoming events aim ... Read more

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  • Carlow Build Press Release National Broadband Plan height=
    26th July 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Carlow

    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 Co. Carlow are well underway. In Carlow, over 3,500 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) ... Read more

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  • Cavan County Council Launches Digital Strategy height=
    9th July 2021

    Cavan County Council Launches Digital Strategy

    Cavan County Council’s Digital Strategy aspires to support citizens and businesses to realise the benefits of digital. County Cavan is one of the first counties in the country to see the roll out of high-speed fibre broadband under the National Broadband Plan and this strategy aims to support the potential that high-speed connectivity offers.

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  • NBI Surveying Wexford height=
    8th July 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Wexford

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Wexford, where the following areas have been surveyed: Ballycarney, Castleboro, Ferns, Ballaman, Rathnure, Marshalstown, Effernogue, Raheennagee, and Ballyroebuck.

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  • NBI Surveying Galway height=
    8th July 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway

    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 surveying works in several areas of Galway are well underway. Surveying NBI contractors have been on the ground across the country for seventeen months and almost 223,000 premises nationwide have been ... Read more

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  • Cavan Kiosk National Broadband Ireland height=
    2nd July 2021

    National Broadband Ireland to host information events in Cavan Town

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, will host a pop-up information event in Market Square in Cavan Town over two weekends in July, the 2nd - 3rd and 9th - 10th, with the events taking place from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

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  • 200th BCP Connected height=
    25th June 2021

    Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys Marks Broadband Connection Point Milestone

    Drumhowan Community Centre in Monaghan is 200th BCP to go live Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (June 25, 2021) launched Ireland’s 200th Broadband Connection Point (BCP).The roll-out of BCPs to rural towns and villages is a key commitment under Our Rural Future, the Government’s five year strategy for Rural Ireland. ... Read more

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  • Castlebar Build Updates NBI height=
    24th June 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Castlebar, Co. Mayo

    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 Castlebar, Co. Mayo are well underway. In Castlebar, over 2,100 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home ... Read more

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  • Kilcoole Build Updates NBI height=
    24th June 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow

    In Kilcoole, over 2,800 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network in the area. NBI crews have started initial works for the build in townlands across Wicklow including Kilquade, Ballynerrin, Stilebawn, Ballygannon, Kilmullin, Windgate, Trudder, Timmore, Newtown Mt. Kennedy, and Ballinastoe.

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  • Over 19,000 premises available for order under National Broadband Plan height=
    22nd June 2021

    Over 19,000 premises available for order under National Broadband Plan

    David McCourt, Chairman of National Broadband Ireland said: “At National Broadband Ireland we have the best and brightest minds working tirelessly on the rollout of the National Broadband Plan

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    16th June 2021

    Employment on National Broadband Plan surpasses 1,000 people as delivery of ambitious infrastructure project continues

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, today announced that over 1,000 people have been employed by the project since it commenced in January 2020.

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  • NBI Jobs Creation height=
    16th June 2021

    1,000 duine sáraithe ag fostaíocht ar an bPlean Náisiúnta Leathanbhanda de réir mar a leantar leis an tionscadail bonneagair uaillmhianach

    D’fhógair Leathanbhanda Náisiúnta Éireann (NBI) inniu, an chomhlacht a bhfuil an Plean Náisiúnta Leathanbhanda (NBP) á chur i bhfeidhm aige ar son an Rialtais, gur fostaíodh níos mó ná 1,000 duine ar an tionscadal ó cuireadh tús leis i mí Eanáir 2020.

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  • Wexford Surveying Update height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Wexford

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Wexford, where the following areas have been surveyed: Fethard, Saltmills, Ramsgrange, Ballycullane, Foulkesmill, Clongeen, Wellingtonbridge, Carrick, and Cullenstown.

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  • Roscommon Surveying Update NBI height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Roscommon

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Roscommon, where the following areas have been surveyed: Arigna and Knockmullin.

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  • Surveying Update Meath height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Meath

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Meath, where the following areas have been surveyed: Castletown, Rathkenny, Wilkinstown, Gibstown, Donaghpatrick, Cortown, Bohermeen, Newgate, Navan, Johnstown, Gormanlough, Stackallen, Slane, Kentstown, Carlow Cross, Lismullen, and Assigh.

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  • Surveying Update NBI Leitrim height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Leitrim

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Leitrim, where the following areas have been surveyed: Keshcarrigan, Drumcong, Drumshambo, Mohercregg, Aughnasheelin, Rooskey, Foxfield, Fenagh, Ballinamore, Gorvagh, Kilnagross, Kilclare, Effrinagh and Eslinbridge.

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  • Galway Surveying Update NBI height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Galway, where the following areas have been surveyed: Gurteen, Cappalusk, Gortnahultra, Faha, Attymon, Gortakecran, Ballyfa, Cloonbenis, Streamsforth, Hillfort View, Woodlawn, Ballymacward, Alloon, Menlough, and Skehanagh.

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  • Clare Surveying Update NBI height=
    15th June 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Clare

    In Clare, there are 22,592 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 33% of all premises in the county.

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  • Sligo Build Press Release height=
    14th June 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Sligo

    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 Co. Sligo are well underway. In Sligo, over 2,500 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) ... Read more

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  • GE Small World Partnership NBI height=
    10th June 2021

    National Broadband Ireland Selects GE Digital’s Smallworld Physical Network Inventory to Help with the Roll Out of High-Speed Broadband Across Rural Ireland

    Ireland’s National Broadband Plan delivers high-speed broadband service to support communications, information, education, and entertainment to current and future generations Smallworld Physical Network Inventory will assist with ambitious project allowing National Broadband Ireland to be more aware of drop locations and accurately map out implementation SAN RAMON, Calif. – June 9, 2021 – GE Digital today ... Read more

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  • NBI ISO Awards Accredication height=
    31st May 2021

    National Broadband Ireland awarded ISO certifications

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), 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 been awarded ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certifications.

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  • Surveying Updates NBI Galway height=
    28th May 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Galway, where the following areas have been surveyed: Rahard, Caherpeak West, Cregmore, Carrowntober East, Roo, Ballydavid North, Gloves West, Sheeaunpark, Brusk, Ballygarraun South, Rathmorrisy, Lisheenvalla, Backpark, and Fawnarevagh.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Surveying Update height=
    28th May 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Longford

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Longford, where the following areas have been surveyed: Stonepark, Cordivin, Tully, Aughine, Moor, Faghey, Agharickard, Brickeens, Cloonard, Drumhaughly, Carrickmoyragh, Moatfarrell, Cartronageeragh, Bundoon, Aghintemple, and Cloonanny.

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  • Tipperary Surveying Updates NBI height=
    28th May 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Tipperary

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in Tipperary, where the following areas have been surveyed: Ashbury, Gortnadumagh, Montore, Inane, Oldcastle, Newtown, Townparks, Cullahill, Loughanavatta, Demesne, Kyleashinnaun, Knockaunavogga, Derrymore, Birchgrove, and Glentara.

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  • David McCourt Chairman NBI height=
    26th May 2021

    National Broadband Ireland and Grow Remote partner to empower rural communities

    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 a partnership with Grow Remote, a social enterprise enabling people to work, live and participate locally by making remote work, via employment, visible and accessible to everyone.

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  • Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Dundalk height=
    19th May 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Dundalk

    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 Dundalk, Co. Louth are well underway. In Dundalk, over 2,770  premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home ... Read more

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  • Tipperary Build Update NBI height=
    17th May 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Tipperary

    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 Tipperary are well underway. In Tipperary, over 3,316 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network ... Read more

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  • Roscommon Build Updates height=
    6th May 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Roscommon

    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

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  • Surveying Update Cork height=
    29th April 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Cork

    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.

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  • Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway height=
    29th April 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway

    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.

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  • Killarney Build Update height=
    23rd April 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Killarney

    In Killarney, over 3,382 premises have been surveyed to date with network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network in the area.

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  • 200,000 premises surveyed NBI height=
    12th April 2021

    National Broadband Plan Hits 200,000 Surveyed Premises

    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 over 200,000 premises have been surveyed across Ireland to date.

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  • NBI Connects First Farm under the National Broadband Plan height=
    1st April 2021

    NBI Connects First Farm under the National Broadband Plan

    First farm in Cavan successfully connected by National Broadband Ireland to new high-speed fibre network achieving minimum speeds of 500Mb

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  • Build Update NBI Tralee height=
    25th March 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Tralee

    In Tralee, over 3,167 premises have been surveyed to date and network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network there.

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    25th March 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Wexford

    In Wexford, over 3,745 premises have been surveyed to date and network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network there.

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  • Surveying Update NBI Roscommon height=
    25th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Roscommon

    In Roscommon, there are 19,126 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 49% of all premises in the county.

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  • Surveying Update Galway height=
    25th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Galway

    In Galway, there are 38,714 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 28% of all premises in the county.

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  • Monaghan Build Update NBI height=
    25th March 2021

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Monaghan

    In Monaghan, over 4,355 premises have been surveyed to date and network designs completed to deliver the new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network there.

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  • Surveying In Offaly NBI height=
    12th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Offaly

    In Offaly, there are 12,194 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 33% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Offaly will see an investment of €48M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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  • Surveying Updates Tipperary height=
    12th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Tipperary

    In Tipperary, there are 29,759 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 35% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Tipperary will see an investment of €118M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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  • Louth Surveying Updates NBI height=
    9th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Louth

    In Louth, there are 8,344 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 13% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Louth will see an investment of €33M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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  • NBI Surveying Updates Monaghan height=
    9th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Monaghan

    In Monaghan, there are 15,282 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 46% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Monaghan will see an investment of €60M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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  • Surveying MAYO NBI height=
    9th March 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Mayo

    In Mayo, there are 36,495 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 43% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Mayo will see an investment of €145M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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  • NBI Surveying height=
    19th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Waterford

    In Waterford, there are 15,000 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 24% of all premises in the county.

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  • NBI Surveying Kilkenny height=
    19th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Kilkenny

    In Kilkenny, there are 18,300 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 38% of all premises in the county.

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  • Surveying NBI tipperary height=
    19th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Tipperary

    In Tipperary, there are 29,759 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 35% of all premises in the county

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  • NBI Surveying Laois height=
    16th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Laois

    In Laois, there are 12,510 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 31% of all premises in the county.

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  • Mayo Surveying NBI height=
    16th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Mayo

    In Mayo, there are 36,495 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 43% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Mayo will see an investment of €145M in the new high speed fibre network.

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  • NBI Surveying Cork height=
    16th February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Cork

    NBI contractors have been on the ground across the country for twelve months and over 170,000 premises nationwide have been surveyed to date.

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  • Cavan First Connections height=
    2nd February 2021

    NBI Connects First Premises In Cavan Under the National Broadband Plan

    We are delighted to be able to say that we have now commenced our first connections in County Cavan, which will enable users to experience the life-changing benefits that high-speed broadband provides.

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  • Mayo Surveying Update height=
    2nd February 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Mayo

    NBI contractors have been on the ground across the country for twelve months and over 160,000 premises nationwide have been surveyed to date. This involves physically walking the routes and documenting images, notes and measurements of the poles, cables and underground ducts in each area.

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    2nd February 2021

    “Once you have connectivity, there are really no boundaries”: How the NBP will transform rural Ireland

    Total Telecom spoke to Nokia’s CEO of UK & Ireland, Phil Siveter, and Peter Hendrick, CEO of National Broadband Ireland to discuss their work together on the National Broadband Plan, set to bring transformative connectivity throughout the country.

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    22nd January 2021

    Cork home is the first connected under €3bn rural National Broadband Plan

    The O’Connors, a family of five, live in a part of Carrigaline that previously had no reliable broadband available. “Our youngest son starts school next year and will need a reliable internet connection to convert his schoolwork to braille,” said Brian O’Connor.

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    22nd January 2021

    NBI connects the first premises under the National Broadband Plan

    First premises in Carrigaline successfully connected by National Broadband Ireland to new high-speed fibre network achieving minimum speeds of 500Mbps

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    14th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across South Dublin

    NBI crews have made substantial progress in South Dublin, the following areas are being surveyed: Adamstown, Lucan, Clondalkin,

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    14th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Dublin City

    Under the National Broadband Plan, Dublin will see an investment of €48M in the new high-speed fibre network.

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    14th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Fingal

    In Dublin, there are 13,429 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools

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    14th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Kildare

    In Kildare, there are 13,859 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 15% of all premises in the county.

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  • Meath Surveying Update National Broadband Ireland height=
    14th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Meath

    In Meath, there are 19,592 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 22% of all premises in the county.

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  • Surveying Cork Update height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Cork

    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.

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  • Surveying Update Kildare height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Kildare

    In Kildare, there are 13,859 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 46% of all premises in the county.

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  • Surveying Updates Monaghan height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Monaghan

    In Monaghan, there are 15,282 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 46% of all premises in the county.

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  • Wexford Surveying Update height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Wexford

    In Wexford, there are 22,430 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools

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  • Co Kerry Surveying Update height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Kerry

    In Kerry, there are 26,905 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 30% of all premises in the county.

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  • Laois Update height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Laois

    In Laois, there are 12,510 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 31% of all premises in the county.

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  • Surveying Updates Tipperary height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Tipperary

    In Tipperary, there are 29,759 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 35% of all premises in the county.

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  • Cavan Surveying Update height=
    11th January 2021

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Cavan

    In Cavan, there are 16,242 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 38% of all premises in the county.

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    10th December 2020

    Acceleration of the National Broadband Plan Will Deliver Connectivity to 679 Primary Schools by end-2022

    Seven hundred schools will be connected to broadband by the end of 2022 in an acceleration of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) announced today by the Government and NBI.

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    2nd December 2020

    National Broadband Plan Progress Update

    Over 136,000 premises have been surveyed year to date and network survey design for the new high speed fibre broadband network is well underway. There over 800 people currently working on the NBP nationwide, including all our contractors.

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  • The Big Tech Show Adrian Weckler height=
    2nd December 2020

    The Big Tech Show: An in-depth interview with NBI CEO, Peter Hendrick

    With weeks to go before the first rural homes are connected under the NBP, here’s an in-depth discussion with Peter Hendrick (CEO of National Broadband Ireland).

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  • Waterford NBI Update height=
    18th November 2020

    Mapping the route to better broadband

    The 15,000 premises in Waterford Intervention Area (IA), include homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools and comprise 24% of all premises in the county.

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  • National broadband contractors conducting surveys in Mayo height=
    17th November 2020

    National broadband contractors conducting surveys in Mayo

    NBI contractors have been surveying parts of Mayo in areas such as Springfield, Curry, Keelkill, Shinnagh, Erriff, Drumdaff, Ballyart, Fisherhill, Moyhenna and Corraun, for example.

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  • Limerick Rollout Updates height=
    17th November 2020

    Build works for National Broadband Plan underway in Limerick

    In Limerick there are 21,231 premises in the 'Rollout Area', which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools.

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  • Gawlay network underway in Galway height=
    17th November 2020

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Galway

    In Galway, over 3,500 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 Galway city including Oranmore, Clarinbrige, Claregalway, Furbo and Barna. In the east of the county works are underway in areas around Ballinasloe such as Kiltomer, Oatfield, Annagh, Kilconnell, and Ahascragh

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  • Limerick County Update height=
    17th November 2020

    Build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network underway in Limerick

    In Limerick, over 4,000 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 Limerick city including Mungret, Patrickswell, Crecora, Castleconnell, Caherconlish and Cratloe.

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  • Waterford Rollout NBI height=
    11th November 2020

    Plan surveying works underway in Waterford

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) contractors have been on the ground for eight months now and so far 120,000 premises nationwide have been surveyed. The process involves physically walking the routes and documenting images, notes and measurements of poles, cables and under-ground ducts in each area, NBI explained.

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  • Carlow National Broadband Ireland height=
    11th November 2020

    Fibre broadband coming to south Carlow

    In Carlow, there are 8,158 premises in the ‘intervention area’, which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 29% of all premises in the county.

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    11th November 2020

    Cavan among first for fibre roll-out

    Cavan and Cork are to be the first counties where effective, fast, fibre-speed broadband will be rolled out to under the National Broadband Ireland.

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  • Surveying Works NBI height=
    11th November 2020

    Munster communities will finally make a high speed connection

    Communications Minister Eamon Ryan said design work is now either complete or ongoing in target townlands across 25 counties and "steady progress is being made" with over 118,000 premises surveyed.

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    6th November 2020

    Fibre Optic Broadband Is On The Way To Rural Areas Of South Carlow

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working to deliver the government’s NBP, which will address the country’s digital divide, this week announced that surveying works in Carlow are progressing.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Waterford height=
    6th November 2020

    National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Waterford Surveying works in progress across parts of the county

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working to deliver the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) - which will address the country’s digital divide - today announced that surveying works in several areas of Waterford are well underway.

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  • National Broadband Ireland Surveying in Carlow height=
    5th November 2020

    Surveying for National Broadband Plan continues across Carlow

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working to deliver the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) - which will address the country’s digital divide - today announced that surveying works in Carlow are progressing.

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  • Valentia Island height=
    2nd November 2020

    Valentia back at the cutting edge of communication

    Nine broadband connection hubs in Kerry are the first steps in providing broadband to all of Kerry, as part of the €3 billion National Broadband Plan, writes Sinead Kelleher

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  • BCP Rosommon height=
    16th October 2020

    Broadband hotspots hailed!

    Deputy Denis Naughten has welcomed the fact that the first three broadband connection points in Creeve, Gorlaganny and Tulsk have now gone live, providing high-speed broadband hotspots in those communities.

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  • Clare BCP height=
    16th October 2020

    Broadband connection points for North and West Clare

    Clare TD Joe Carey said, “Broadband Connection Points are among the first premises to be connected under the National Broadband Plan and are located in some of the most isolated and rural communities in the county.

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  • Kerry County BCP Launch height=
    16th October 2020

    Launch of County Kerry’s Broadband Connection Point Programme and of the first Connected Community Hub at the historic Valentia Cable Station

    Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD and the Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Patrick Connor-Scarteen have today launched Kerry’s first Connected Communities Hub or ‘Broadband Connection Point’ at the historic Cable Station, in Knightstown, Valentia. The launch took place by webinar having regard to current public health guidance.

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    15th October 2020

    New broadband connections

    The Broadband Connection Points are designed to provide communities with free high-speed internet access at publicly-accessible sites under the Government's new Connected Communities initiative.

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    15th October 2020

    National Broadband Ireland

    They will provide communities in Kilkenny with free high-speed internet access at publicly accessible sites under the government's new Connected Communities initiative.

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    15th October 2020

    More broadband connection points are rolled out

    Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) are among the first premises to be connected under the National Broadband Plan and are located in some of the most isolated and rural communities in the country, including islands off the coast of Donegal, Kerry, Mayo, Galway and Cork.

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  • Louth BCP Launch height=
    14th October 2020

    New broadband points launched across Louth

    Large parts of Louth have not been able to access highspeed wi-fi. But the launch of six 'broadband connection points’ which went live in rural parts of Louth in the last week has been a major boost.

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  • Laois BCP NBI height=
    14th October 2020

    Three Laois communities first to be Broadband points

    The three new BCPs in Laois are among 50 sites connected across the country under new “Connected Communities” initiative. Up to 275 communities around Ireland will have points by the end of 2020.

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    12th October 2020

    7,900 rural homes will get broadband access this year

    The first tranche of 7,900 rural homes under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will be 'passed' and ready for high-speed fibre within the next 10 weeks, according to Communications Minister Eamon Ryan and National Broadband Ireland (NBI) officials.

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  • Cork BCP\'S height=
    12th October 2020

    Government marks ‘major milestone’ in National Broadband Plan

    Today (8 October), the Government announced that it has reached “a major milestone” in the National Broadband Plan (NBP), as the first group of broadband connection points (BCPs) have been connected.

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  • Laois BCP height=
    12th October 2020

    Three Laois communities first to benefit from Broadband Plan rollout

    The three new BCPs in Laois are among 50 sites connected across the country under new “Connected Communities” initiative. Up to 275 communities around Ireland will have points by the end of 2020.

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    8th October 2020

    Major milestone in the National Broadband Plan as Ministers Humphreys and Ryan launch Broadband Connection Points

    Today is an extremely proud day for NBI as it marks the first tangible connections for communities to receive high speed connectivity as part of the National Broadband Plan.

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    7th October 2020

    Irish farms to get broadband that is ‘probably faster than a lot of urban areas’ – Ryan

    The 69% of Irish farms that are set to benefit from the National Broadband Plan will have high-quality speed that is “probably faster than a lot of other urban areas”, according to Eamon Ryan, Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport.

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  • Clare NBI update height=
    5th October 2020

    High-speed rural broadband connections are on track

    The first high-speed fibre connections to rural homes in Clare as part of the rollout of the National Broad Plan (NBP) will be made before the end of the year, Communications Minister Eamon Ryan has pledged.

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  • NBI Work From Home height=
    5th October 2020

    Poor broadband is impeding 51% of people from performing their work at home.

    In the latest Taxpayer Sentiment survey conducted by tax refund specialists Taxback.com, 51% of over 2,500 respondents from all over Ireland said they had experienced technical issues due to poor quality broadband in their home since lockdown was first implemented back in March.

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  • TJ Malone presntst at Sligo County Council height=
    16th September 2020

    Investment of €59m in Sligo broadband

    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.

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    Broadband CEO: 14,000 premises in Sligo to benefit

    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.

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  • Cavan Rollout height=
    15th September 2020

    First build works for new National Broadband Ireland (NBI) network commence in Cavan

    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.

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    24th August 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Sligo

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working on behalf of the Government to deliver high speed broadband as part of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), has surveyed homes and premises in parts of Sligo.

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    24th August 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Wicklow

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working on behalf of the Government to deliver high speed broadband as part of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), has surveyed homes and premises in parts of Wicklow.

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    14th August 2020

    NBI increases minimum speeds for the National Broadband Plan to 500Mbps

    Major boost for end users as NBI unveils speeds more than three times faster than originally planned

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  • Erris Head Surveying height=
    11th August 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Mayo Surveying underway in townlands around Ballina and Castlebar

    NBI contractors have been on the ground since January surveying townlands in counties including Galway, Cavan, Cork and Limerick. Areas being surveyed in Mayo include Aghagower, Ballyhean, Breaghwy, Burren, Castlebar, Clogher, Cloonkeen, Croaghmoyle, Islandeady, Killavally, Manulla, Pontoon, Strade, Tawnynagry, Turlough, Drumsheen, and Bunnyconnellan.

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  • Surveying for the NBP height=
    10th August 2020

    Carrigaline will be first connected to national fibre broadband plan

    National Broadband Ireland has confirmed that townlands around Carrigaline in Co Cork will be the first to connect to the National Broadband Plan’s high-speed fibre network later this year.

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  • NBI Farming height=
    27th July 2020

    Broadband now as essential as rural electrification, says Macra president

    During the Covid-19 crisis, it is to become clearer than ever the need for rural broadband is not a frivolous desire for entertainment but essential for the business. The aim of the new government’s strategy to secure rural employment and entrepreneurship must be two-fold.

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  • Com Reg Article height=
    10th July 2020

    Survey highlights the growing reliance on telecommunications as 77% say usage has increased due to Covid-19

    The ComReg survey – which was conducted by Behaviour and Attitudes – shows that 77% of broadband users have seen an increase in the usage of their home broadband service since Covid-19 restrictions were introduced. This figure has increased from 61% in April 2020 when the survey was last conducted, highlighting the growing reliance on home broadband services.

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  • Surveying Update Wexford height=
    8th July 2020

    Surveys paving way for Broadband Plan

    In Wexford, there are 22,175 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates tp 27 per cent on all premises in the country.

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  • Carlow Surveying Update height=
    8th July 2020

    High-Speed Broadband Survey

    In Carlow, the first areas being surveyed include Downings, Ballymurphy, Coppenagh, Killerig, Friarstown, Slaneyquarter and Kilmagarvoge. Others will include Nurney, Agha, Old Leighlin, Clogrennane and Kellistown.

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  • Galway rollout of the NBP height=
    6th July 2020

    First Galway homes to be connected in early 2021 under National Broadband Plan

    Galway is expected to see an investment of €153 million to connect almost 40,0000 homes and businesses to high-speed fibre under the National Broadband Plan.

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  • Rollout of the NBP in Kerry height=
    2nd July 2020

    Broadband plan surveying in Killarney area

    NBI the company working alongside the Government to deliver the plan has been surveying townlands around the country since January including Tralee, Abbeydorney, Ardfert, Castlemaine, Curraheen, Firies and Kilflynn.

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  • Monaghan fibre rollout height=
    1st July 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan underway in Monaghan Over 3,700 premises to be surveyed in first round

    In Monaghan, there are 15,125 premises the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and school. This equates to 46% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Monaghan will see an investment of €60M in the new high speed fibre network.

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  • Wexford Rollout height=
    30th June 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Wexford Over 3,500 premises surveyed in the county

    In Wexford, there are 22,175 premises the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and school. This equates to 27% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Wexford will see an investment of €88M in the new high speed fibre network

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  • Kerry Rollout Update height=
    30th June 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Kerry Surveying works around Tralee & Killarney

    In Kerry, there are 26,775 premises in the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and school. This equates to 30% of all premises in the county

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  • Galway Rollout Update height=
    30th June 2020

    Galway to see investment of €153 million as part of the national broadband plan

    Source: Galway Bay FM Newsroom County Galway will see an investment of €153 million in the new high speed fibre network according to the latest report from National Broadband Ireland. In Galway, there are over 38,300 premises in the intervention area which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and schools. This equates to 28% of all ... Read more

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  • County Carlow height=
    29th June 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Carlow Surveying work progressing in parts of the county

    In Carlow, there are 8,088 premises the Intervention Area (IA), which includes homes, farms, commercial businesses and school. This equates to 29% of all premises in the county. Under the National Broadband Plan, Carlow will see an investment of €32M in the new high speed fibre network.

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  • NBI Surveying Update height=
    29th June 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) underway in Galway

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working with Government to deliver the National Broadband Plan (NBP) which will significantly contribute towards addressing the country’s rural/urban digital divide, today announced that surveying works in several areas are well underway.

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  • Vodafone height=
    26th June 2020

    Vodafone to connect public to national broadband hub network

    The locations include community centres and sports clubs, with the Department of Rural and Community Development promising to bring around 200 locations on-line before the end of the year.

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  • National broadband Ireland height=
    26th June 2020

    Almost 40,000 premises now surveyed across Ireland

    Since January NBI contractors have now surveyed almost 40,000 premises in the counties of Cork, Galway, Limerick, Cavan, Wexford, and Westmeath - and are on the ground in Kerry, Wicklow, Kildare, Roscommon and Monaghan. Soon surveying teams will move in into Tipperary and Louth. That’s a footprint in half of the 26 counties in Ireland, within six months!

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  • Nokia sign deal with NBI height=
    26th June 2020

    Nokia wins FTTH contract for half a million rural homes in Ireland

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) will be a wholesale-only operation, providing connectivity to all retail operators across the country, at first through a series of 300 broadband connection points (BCPs), and then by fibring up half a million homes across rural Ireland.

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  • Co. Cavan Rollout height=
    24th June 2020

    Broadband rollout moves to design phase

    NBI believe, in order to meet the target of 536,000 homes and businesses nationwide, it will require 89,454 kilometres of overhead fibre-optic cabling, 1.46 million poles, with a further 15,057km of cable to be placed underground.

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    23rd June 2020

    Nokia announced as key supplier to Ireland’s National Broadband Plan (NBP)

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) has selected Nokia to deploy a nation-wide FTTH network solution in the Republic of Ireland over the full programme delivery period for the Irish Government’s landmark National Broadband Plan (NBP).

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    19th June 2020

    Prioritise digital for a better Ireland

    Digital tools are essential services to our economy and society. They have enabled us to connect, work, study, shop, and access public services in these challenging times. Digital tools and data are even assisting and enhancing healthcare provision during this public health emergency.

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    17th June 2020

    When Irish fibre’s smiling

    Once complete, the Irish National Broadband Plan (NBP) will enable 1.1 million people to find education and jobs in their rural homes, rather than continue the drift to Ireland’s cities or emigrate from the republic entirely.

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    15th June 2020

    Taoiseach hopes rural Ireland will be ‘pleasantly surprised’ with government programme

    "I sincerely hope that when farmers and people living in rural Ireland and those who are dependent on the rural economy, when they open the programme for government, they'll be pleasantly surprised by the content," he said

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    4th June 2020

    Recently surveyed areas of Galway expected to have broadband by February

    Areas of Galway recently surveyed as part of the national broadband plan are expected to have the service rolled out between December and February.

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    4th June 2020

    Surveys for National Broadband Plan underway in Kerry

    National Broadband Ireland says an on-the-ground survey in Kerry is continuing in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.

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    28th May 2020

    Kilkenny-based Entegro creates 50 jobs from broadband contract

    Telecommunications firm entegro is creating up to 50 jobs following a contract win with the State’s National Broadband Plan.

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    28th May 2020

    Entegro awarded survey and design contract by National Broadband Ireland

    Internationally renowned telecommunications firm entegro has been awarded a contract to survey and design the National Broadband Plan (NBP) network, which will see entegro’s team survey and design fibre optic networks across Ireland.

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  • Galway Minister tells EU conference Covid-19 crisis reflects need for National Broadband Plan height=
    25th May 2020

    Galway Minister tells EU conference Covid-19 crisis reflects need for National Broadband Plan

    Minister for Digital Development and Galway East TD Sean Canney made the call at a recent EU conference on telecommunications and digital sector video.

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    20th May 2020

    Our Connected Lives Depend on High Speed Broadband

    Navigating through the current challenges brought upon us by Covid-19, we are reminded of our reliance on connectivity and technology to go about our daily lives.

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    18th May 2020

    First phase of National Broadband Plan (NBP) well underway

    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.

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  • NBI Kilkenny Now News height=
    12th May 2020

    Remote working difficulities in Kilkenny hightlights ‘urgent’ need for National Broadband Plan

    Difficulties experienced by some workers with their broadband speeds and access while working remotely in rural Kilkenny during the Covid-19 outbreak highlight the urgent need for greater broadband connectivity, a local TD has said.

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    11th May 2020

    ‘Remote working stresses need for National Broadband Plan’ – Carey

    Current working practices have reinforced the need for the €2.9bn National Broadband Plan, a Clare TD has highlighted.

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    11th May 2020

    The roll-out of the national broadband plan will be completed ahead of time and under budget.

    Speaking exclusively to Newstalk, CEO of National Broadband Ireland Peter Hendrick says progress is being made. "We are confident that the project can be delivered - what I would say - under budget and certainly earlier than we have committed."

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    7th May 2020

    Remote working difficulties during Covid-19 highlight the need for the National Broadband Plan to move forward

    Sligo-Leitrim TD, Frank Feighan has said that difficulties faced by some workers with their broadband speeds and access whilst working remotely during the Covid-19 outbreak emphasises the obvious and urgent need for greater broadband connectivity in rural Ireland.

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    6th May 2020

    National Broadband Plan to be completed ahead of schedule and under budget

    Work on the National Broadband Plan will see some homes connected before the end of the year.

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    5th May 2020

    Fibre broadband surveying begins in east Galway

    The first surveys in Galway will take place in the Ballinasloe area, which include inspection and recording of poles, cables and underground ducts.

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  • NBI surveying height=
    29th April 2020

    Survey To Start For Broadband Roll Out

    National Broadband Ireland is to surveying rural homes in mid-Roscommon area from next week for the delivery of high-speed broadband.

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    5th April 2020

    Broadband surveys continuing ahead of rollout

    The process of rolling out high-speed broadband to thousands of local homes and businesses is still “ongoing” says National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the firm awarded the National Broadband Plan contract last November.

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    30th March 2020

    COVID-19: NBI Working Arrangements

    In line with Government policy, NBI office-based staff are working from home until April 19th. Our colleagues continue to work and are available through the regular communication channels.

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    7th March 2020

    High speed broadband is coming at last – and a Laois man will deliver it

    Sure, there have been lots of promises and lots of delays when it comes to high-speed broadband. But a solution seems finally in sight. Pat O’ Toole from Mountmellick was the man in the hot seat.

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    12th February 2020

    NBI give Limerick City & County Council an overview of fibre broadband rollout

    NBI representatives travelled to Limerick County Council recently to present details of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) roll-out in the area, to a meeting of councillors. Donal Hanrahan, Chief Operations Officer for NBI Deployment gave a high level overview of the NBP, and then focused on details of how the fibre to the home network ... Read more

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    27th January 2020

    NBI participate in Telecommunication Action Group (TAG) meeting in Limerick

    NBI participate in Telecommunication Action Group (TAG) meeting in Limerick

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  • NBI address Galway County Council with overview of broadband rollout plan height=
    23rd December 2019

    NBI address Galway County Council with overview of broadband rollout plan

    NBI representatives travelled to Galway on Tuesday December 17th to present details of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) roll-out in the area, to a meeting of county councillors.

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  • NBI provide first insight on  nationwide fibre roll-out to broadband action group height=
    16th December 2019

    NBI provide first insight on nationwide fibre roll-out to broadband action group

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) representatives addressed Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources & Digital Development, Sean Canney and chief executives and broadband officers from local authorities, at an event in Tullamore on December 13th last.

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  • Ireland backs a national fibre roll out with almost €3bn of state aid height=
    27th November 2019

    Ireland backs a national fibre roll out with almost €3bn of state aid

    Ireland backs a national fibre roll out with almost €3bn of state aid

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  • National Broadband Ireland (NBI) sign historic contract to deliver National Broadband Plan to over a million people across the island height=
    19th November 2019

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) sign historic contract to deliver National Broadband Plan to over a million people across the island

    National Broadband Ireland (NBI) today signed a landmark Public Private Partnership with the Irish Government to deliver the National Broadband Plan (NBP) across the country.

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    12th November 2019

    Commission approves €2.6 billion public support for the Irish National Broadband Plan

    The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, €2.6 billion of public support for the Irish National Broadband Plan. The scheme will bring high-speed broadband services to consumers and businesses in areas with insufficient connectivity in Ireland.

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  • ‘Without rural broadband, it’s difficult to attract new jobs’ – Microsoft president warns Ireland height=
    6th November 2019

    ‘Without rural broadband, it’s difficult to attract new jobs’ – Microsoft president warns Ireland

    Microsoft president Brad Smith has reiterated his warning that Ireland faces a damaging future if it doesn't fix rural broadband quickly.

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  • ‘Every home, farm, school and business will have access to high-speed broadband’ height=
    4th August 2019

    ‘Every home, farm, school and business will have access to high-speed broadband’

    Every home, farm, school and business in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband – no matter where they are located – following the Government’s decision to approve the appointment of a preferred bidder to the National Broadband Plan (NBP).

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    24th August 2017

    Poor rural broadband harming pupils’ education, parents claim

    Some 46pc of school children are suffering as a result of unsatisfactory broadband, according to a Pure Telecom survey.

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