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Irish Rural Link: "Effectively No Progress" On National Broadband Plan.

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14,000 premises in Kildare are without access to the service

The National Broadband Plan has made 'effectively no progress at all', according to Irish Rural Link.

14,000 premises in Kildare are without access to the service, and 53% of those have been surveyed for its provision.

It's after it was revealed that just 4,000 premises, nationwide, have been connected under the plan so far this year - well short of it's target of 115,000 for 2021.

That target has now been cut in half for the year, according to the Business Post.

CEO of Irish Rural Link, Seamus Boland says a slowdown was expected due to the pandemic, but not to this scale:

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