Plans for new state-of-the-art broadband network for Leitrim

Claire McGovern

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Claire McGovern

Broadband.

Plans to invest in a new state-of-the-art broadband network.

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Deputy Denis Naughten, is expected to unveil plans today in relation to an investment in a new broadband network which will benefit Leitrim.

The announcement will be made at 1.30 today at the Church Gallery, Ballinasloe Library. 

The Minister will be joined by David C. McCourt, a worldwide investor in telecommunications and chairman of enet, together with Stephen Wheeler, Managing Director of SSE Ireland. 

The announcement will unveil substantial plans to invest in a new state-of-the-art broadband network for rural Ireland with a particular focus on Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim and Donegal.

See more on this story later.