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# National Broadband Plan

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'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm tells Oireachtas
Open Newsroom: Are we ready for the New Digital Age?
Eir to add a further 200,000 homes and businesses to its gigabit fibre network
The government has published the [heavily redacted] details of the National Broadband Plan contract
National Broadband Plan: Government sets aside €1 million for legal fees
'Significant interest' expected as first National Broadband tender issued
Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan
EU approves state aid for €3bn National Broadband Plan
Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan
Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan
Government keen to sign broadband contract and get 'started right away'
National broadband network should remain in public ownership, committee recommends
'It is not our job to hide our views': Top civil servant who warned against broadband plan stands over his opinion
Government: Eir proposal to complete National Broadband Plan for €1 billion 'not feasible'
Telecoms group concerned about Eir's €1bn claim and will consider legal action against the Irish government
Another tender process for broadband plan would take three years, committee hears
Varadkar 'all ears' about Eir's claim about cheaper rural broadband
'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn
Government officials had 'serious reservations' about broadband plan cost before final tender was submitted
Top civil servant who warned against broadband plan questioned behind closed doors
National Broadband system could be sold on in years to come, say TDs as it's confirmed bidder to invest initial €220m
'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months'
National Broadband Plan: Ballooning costs, secret dinners and four ministers later, a timeline since 2012
Cost of broadband plan would hit social housing, road repairs and flood relief plans, minister warned
Newly released documents show Donohoe's department 'strongly' recommended against broadband plan
'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband
Cabinet signs off on the €3 billion broadband plan - here's what we know so far
Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan?
Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan
Hundreds complain of broadband blackspots after promised rollouts don't materialise
Taoiseach says final tender for broadband plan is 'many multiples' of the original estimated cost
'It's fatally flawed': What the hell is going on with the shrinking National Broadband Plan?
Removing 300,000 homes from original broadband plan 'made original tender less attractive'
Bruton says tweets attributed to broadband plan director 'should not have happened'
Denis Naughten welcomes report which says broadband plan 'was not tainted' by dinners
Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt
'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten
Report due in three weeks on whether Naughten meetings undermined procurement process
Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'
'Pat Breen asked a minister to meet a constituent and Naughten decided to go'