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'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm tells Oireachtas
The NBI have said that there have been over 330,000 premises surveyed so far, of 544,200 premises in total.
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The government has published the [heavily redacted] details of the National Broadband Plan contract
Much of the contract is redacted due to “commercially sensitive” material.
National Broadband Plan: Government sets aside €1 million for legal fees
The Government signed off on a €3 billion contract for the NBP last November.
The state of Eir address: How Ireland's largest telco is dealing with 5G, fibre and Huawei
Chief executive Carolan Lennon on rolling out the firm’s €1bn investment strategy.
Telecoms group concerned about Eir's €1bn claim and will consider legal action against the Irish government
Eir’s CEO told an Oireachtas committee recently that it could deliver the NBP for less than €1 billion.
'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn
Government announced that it is to proceed with its plans for the €3 billion NBP
Government under pressure to explain why taxpayer will have to pay most into broadband plan
The government was told the private bidder will, “in effect”, recoup its investment by 2028. By then, the State will have invested billions.
Poll: Should the government spend €3bn on the National Broadband Plan?
Opposition parties claim the plan is not good value for money.
Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'
Taoiseach repeated today that he did not think it was a resigning matter.
'The bid is contaminated': Communications Minister questioned over dinner with Broadband Plan bidder
The contract for the plan is estimated to be worth up to half a billion euro.