14,000 premises in Kildare can't get online.
The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications is expected to press National Broadband Ireland to speed up its rollout of broadband throughout the country.
Around 14,000 premises in Kildare, and tens of thousands of others nationwide, do not have access to the service.
National Broadband Ireland will be questioned by the Committee later today about the impact Covid-19 has had on its timeline.
Chair of the Committee Fine Gael's Kieran O Donnell says it is crucial to accelerate the work in light of possible set backs due to the pandemic
The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications, chaired by Deputy @kodonnellLK, will meet tomorrow to hear the latest update on the rollout of the National Broadband Plan from @NatBroadbandIrl. #seeforyourself https://t.co/lMmAuFKIuj pic.twitter.com/N2Hg8nBqBy— Houses of the Oireachtas - Tithe an Oireachtais (@OireachtasNews) September 14, 2021