County Council may run a survey to identify areas with no broadband coverage

Donegal County Council is to call on the Minister for Communications to introduce a second phase of the National Broadband scheme as a matter of urgency.

It was suggested yesterday that a survey to identify what areas in the county have no coverage would be the first step .

Many areas in Donegal still have no high speed Internet access while speeds in many other areas are low.

Councillor Charlie McConalogue says that parts of the county receiving no Internet in this day and age is not acceptable

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