Dail told that Donegal has not benefitted from the National Broadband Plan

Charlie McConalogue 2

The Communications Minister has been told by a Donegal Deputy that the roll out of the National Broadband Plan to the county is unacceptably slow.

The issue was raise in the Dail by Fianna Fail Deputy Charlie McConalogue, who also accused the government of setting the bar too low in terms of minimum up and download speeds in the National Broadband Plan.

Minister Alan Kelly defended the goverments record on providing broadband since taking office..........

Responding, Deputy McConologue told the Dail that according to the government's own report, most of Donegal is without a broadband service, and to date, Fine Gael and Labour have done nothing to address this..............