The Chief executive of Longford County Council is hopeful that rural life will be transformed by the development of new community based broadband connection points.
The BCPs are being opened as part of the 'connected communities' scheme which is also being rolled out in other counties across the country.
It's hoped the internal and external internet access being offered will fill the gap while t rural areas are waiting to be connected by the national broadband plan.
At present, internal and external access to high-speed broadband is available at Mullinalaghta Community Centre, The Latin School Community Centre Moyne, Moydow Community Centre and Abbeyshrule Airfield
Meanwhile, Ballymore GAA, Colmcille GAA, Carrickedmond GAA and Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre are offering external access at present.
CE Paddy Mahon is hopeful the access will be a major boost for Longford: