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Tweet IrelandOffline expresses concern over the future of the National Broadband Plan A few short weeks ago An Taoiseach (1) appointed Denis Naughten as Minister for Communications while at the same time he said that the responsibility for delivering the National Broadband Plan, together with the specialised NBP procurement team, was moving over to that […]

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TweetComreg the toothless poodle regulator (part #532) We here at IrelandOffline towers have read with dismay the recent reports from various telecommunications companies, if these reports are shown to be correct it portrays our glorious regulator as being asleep for the last few years. This is an utter disgrace and our regulator should be abolished […]

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TweetOur New Government Needs to stop Dithering With Our National Broadband Plan. In 2012 a National Broadband Plan was announced by then Minister Rabbitte. The project should be completed by now, were we to believe Minister Rabbittes ‘promises’ in 2012(1), but it is presently one year away from starting off, the latest delay owing to […]

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TweetIrelandOffline has been campaigning for many years for improved, consistent, value based broadband services for all the citizens of Ireland. The published statistics on Internet access show that the service providers concentrate on densely populated areas. This is not surprising as the supply of telecommunications services has been privatised. However, there will always be areas […]

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TweetUniversal coverage? Christmas has passed and it’s time to sober up and take a look at what the Department are saying to prospective NBP tenderers rather than the froth reserved for the general public. The bad news is that all the talk of a comprehensive and conclusive broadband solution has been premature. According to the […]

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