Buncrana are progressing with a spur from Kelvin infrastructure

Buncrana are pursuing options for high speed broadband access, the preferred outcome would be from a spur from the infrastructure from what was known as Project Kelvin.

This would be a new project under a working title, for example such as Project Buncrana.

Project Kelvin is a €30m cross-border venture providing Broadband Communications between Ireland and North America,  the northwest will be routed directly into a transatlantic communications network.

However it was confirmed that a spur to Buncrana cannot be provided through the Kelvin project with other options now being pursued.

Access to the network is seen as crucial in attracting news jobs to Inishowen.

The Buncrana Town Manager John McLaughlin:

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