Milford homes left without broadband due to overgrown trees

A HOUSING estate in Milford has been left without broadband due to a large section of trees blocking their connection access. A section of overgrown trees at the front of Moyle View housing estate in Milford has resulted in the houses being unable to get connected to fibre broadband as the contractors are unable to complete the […]

Days of broadband outages reported in the Lifford area

CONCERNS have been raised about broadband quality in Lifford following days of ‘significant outages’. The issue was raised at the recent meeting of the Lifford Stranorlar Municipal District on Monday. Cllr Gary Doherty questioned if the Council was able to report the issues to the provider as the outages ‘are unacceptable.’ He said: “There have been significant […]

Fibre broadband rollout expands across County Donegal

High-speed connectivity on the way as over 1,800 Donegal homes, farms and businesses near the Tamney area see build works commence. National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the new high speed fibre broadband network under the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) today announced that construction has commenced to deliver high-speed broadband to over 1,800 […]

Over 40,000 premises in Donegal covered by high-speed fibre broadband

40,478 homes and businesses in Donegal now have access to the network following investment of more than €40 million by eir in the county. On completion, 71,000 premises in Donegal will be fibre enabled. In Donegal, the roll-out programme is already 57% complete, giving local communities and businesses access to internet speeds of up to […]

Fibre broadband for over 3,000 Letterkenny premises

Over 3,000 premises in Letterkenny can now access  high speed broadband on the National Broadband Ireland network. National Broadband Ireland is the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan on behalf of the Government. Over 33,000 premises in County Donegal are included in the State’s Intervention Area, which will […]

Pole position in Kilmacrennan

WORK to erect a 18-metre high Eir telecommunications mast in Kilmacrennan briefly brought traffic to a standstill along the busy N56 on Friday. The company put in place the monopole telecommunications support structure at the rear of the existing exchange ready for equipment installation in early 2022. This site secured planning permission in October and […]

Huge setbacks for broadband rollout in Donegal

THE rollout of the National Broadband Plan in Donegal is facing major setbacks with the pandemic being blamed for targets being missed. The Letterkenny and Creeslough areas have moved to the design phase of the project but many areas are facing delays. Eighty per cent of premises in Donegal, within what is known as the […]