The exchequer, SMEs and retailers are missing out on millions of euro in potential revenue because of stalled progress on the National Broadband Plan (NBP) The exchequer, SMEs and retailers are missing out on millions of euro in potential revenue because of stalled progress on the National Broadband Plan (NBP), according to industry figures as […]
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A large quantity of Garda stations in Ireland are in need of an internet connection, according to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan, TD. Ireland’s digital divide presents an array of negative consequences and it looks as if law enforcement is being hit hard by the lack of connectivity. Many Garda stations offline According to a report […]
Ireland has the 36th slowest broadband speed in the world. Annual global rates have just been published showing we are just behind the UK, and just ahead of Austria. More than 160 million tests were carried out across 200 countries to reveal that Singapore is still the fastest country. It is followed by Sweden, Denmark […]
Unfortunately, Ireland is still a two-speed digital economy when it comes to broadband infrastructure and cloud efficiency, writes John Kennedy. Several years ago, Siliconrepublic.com ran a monthly newspaper supplement called Digital Ireland in a national publication, and it ran for the best part of a decade. A decade ago, as Ireland plunged into recession and people scrambled […]
The head of the National Broadband Plan consortium has distanced himself from claims the scheme will cost €1.1bn to build. Enet boss David McCourt was quoted in a UK magazine as saying that the €1.1bn would be divided into €100m up front each from his own Enet, SSE and UK infrastructure group John Laing, with […]
Nationwide roll-out of high-speed network should be non-negotiable, says ICMSA The government needs to hold an emergency Cabinet meeting to prove to the people of rural Ireland that it is serious about supplying broadband nationwide, Irish Rural Link CEO Seamus Boland has urged. This comes following a report last week by the European Court of […]
The fibre digital infrastructure of the future needs to be given the same priority as roads, water and electricity, argues John Kennedy. Like most people, when I’m caught off guard by an unusual or innocent observation about something that should appear blindingly obvious, I get slightly irritated. Unlike most people, however, I also relish these […]
“We must try harder to deliver this key infrastructure.” MEP Brian Hayes MILLIONS of euro more than budgeted will have to be pumped into the rollout of broadband in the coming years, an EU report indicates. The audit of Ireland’s progress in delivering broadband to every home says it is “highly unlikely” that the €275m set […]
EU report blames public procurement issues for delays, with rural areas lagging behind While Ireland has passed EU targets for universal access to basic broadband throughout the State, it will have difficulty reaching the same targets for fast broadband by 2020, and reaching even half that level of coverage for ultra-fast broadband, a report by […]
Imagine Secures €120M Investment in Irish High Speed Broadband Infrastructure from Brookfield. Press Release May 10th, 2018 Imagine Communications Group Limited announced today that it has agreed €120 million of funding from funds managed by Brookfield, who will acquire a 50.1% indirect controlling interest in the Company in partnership with the Company’s founders. Imagine is […]
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