The Taoiseach has indicated that the Government could restart the National Broadband Plan (NBP) tender process after Eir claimed they could deliver the high speed network for one third of the current price.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
Fianna Fáil has claimed the consortium behind the Government's broadband project may be planning to hit households with new charges to fill its own funding gap, before selling the contract onto another firm who will hike prices even further.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said the National Development Plan is now "in shreds" and Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe can no longer say he will find the extra money for spiralling costs of rural broadband, the national children's hospital and the proposed metro in Dublin.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Communications Minister Denis Naughten is refusing to resign over revelations that he met three times this year with the only remaining bidder for the State’s lucrative national broadband plan amid growing fears of a snap Christmas election.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018