Broadband speed-injection for Shannonside towns

Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten is welcoming an announcement from eir today that it intends to bring high-speed fibre broadband to towns with more than 1,000 people as part of a new nationwide investment plan.

The speeds of up to 10,0000 megabits per second are set to be installed by the company, starting this summer.

Deputy Naughten says the infrastructure that will be available in provincial towns will future-proof their broadband needs for the years to come.

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*The towns in this region that’ll benefit are Athlone, Ballymahon, Longford, Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, Castlerea, Roscommon town and Carrick-on-Shannon.