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Will you get broadband in 2018?
Thomas Hubert
All farmers must submit their BPS application online this year under EU rules – but will they have an internet connection allowing it? Thomas Hubert and Odile Evans report.
15 March 2017 Dealer
Broadband chief sought
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten is looking to hire a right-hand (wo)man to deliver rural broadband.
17 October 2016 News
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast news: SIAL and strong prices at marts and sales
Good morning. In the news today: 27 Irish companies and Agriculture Minister Michael Creed are off to Paris for the SIAL food show while prices held firm at marts this past weekend.
Questions & answers on rural broadband
With updates on the National Broadband Plan recently announced, Ciara Leahy outlines what consumers need to know while Anthony Jordan gets the reaction from the opposition.
20 July 2016 Consumer
Channel change
As UPC changes to Virgin Media, Ciara Leahy looks at what this shift means for customers. Will your remote control still work?
14 October 2015 Consumer
Consumer: The National Broadband Plan (NBP)
A key milestone in the National Broadband Plan was delivered last week, meaning high speed internet in rural Ireland is a step closer.
22 July 2015 Consumer
Lost connection
The National Broadband contract with Three Ireland has officially expired but how does this affect consumers and what does the future hold for broadband in rural areas? Ciara O’Kelly finds out.
27 August 2014 Consumer
€275m allocated to the National Broadband Plan
The Exchequer has allocated €275m to the National Broadband Plan for the next six years.
30 November -0001 News
Plan to deliver broadband to rural Ireland put into action
Minister for Communications Alex White has opened the first phase of tendering for the contracts to build a network reaching every home by 2020 under the National Broadband Plan.
30 November -0001 News
Twenty per cent of rural Ireland without broadband
One in five people have no access to broadband in rural Ireland, according to a new report.
30 November -0001 News
Humphreys: new hedgecutting dates for next year, broadband shared with Naughten
Minister for Regional Development and Rural Affairs Heather Humphreys has clarified the timeline for reformed hedgecutting and burning periods and her role in the rollout of rural broadband.
30 November -0001 News
Map: farming in Ireland's broadband black spot
A survey conducted by the utilities comparison website Switcher.ie shows that internet access is 36 times faster in Dublin 12 than in Legan, Co Longford, home to suckler farmer Paul Ross.
30 November -0001 News