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Surveys in Longford have begun to see who will require high speed internet under the National Broadband Plan.

Sep 6, 2020 08:40 By Shannonside News
Surveys in Longford have begun to see who will require high speed internet under the National Broadband Plan.
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Surveys of communities who require high speed internet under the National Broadband Plan have started in Longford. Over eight-thousand properties in the county will

Surveys of communities who require high speed internet under the National Broadband Plan have started in Longford.

Over eight-thousand properties in the county will need to be serviced under the government's multi-billion euro plan with a an estimated €32 million to be spent on laying cables to connect almost 40% of the county to high speed broadband.

Contractors will be on the ground both inspecting and recording pictures of infrastructure such as poles, cables and underground ducts in eleven different areas.

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Christine Collins, Broadband officer with Longford County Council, say the survey will take around a month to complete.

She has this advice for householders who are anxious about when they will be access by the National Broadband Plan:

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