Aubane Community Centre and Ballydaly Community Hall are two of three hundred locations across Ireland to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan (NBP). National Broadband Ireland (NBI), said it will deploy “broadband connection points”, where the public can get free high-speed internet access, across the country from the second quarter of next year (2020). The measure is intended as a stop-gap for communities with the worst broadband coverage, he said. … Read more about this on the Irish Times.
As many people know, the broadband service in the rural areas around Millstreet is quite poor. Gretta is looking for a recommendation for a Satellite Broadband in the Millstreet area. Please leave a comment below if you can help
The government today launched its strategy to get high speed broadband into all homes in the country. Cities and towns are due to be connected by 2016 while those of us in villages and the coutryside will be left behind and the government plan is to have those in place by 2020 (state substatised). Fortunately Millstreet town will be connected, but not an inch past the town limits. No villages like Cullen, Rathcoole, Dromagh, etc will be connected. pictured right is the map of Millstreet with areas in blue being the parts that will be connected. There’s a full interactive map at broadband.gov.ie [read more …] “High Speed Broadband”