Roll out of fast Rural Broadband Scheme may be worth the wait – McHugh

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 Minister Joe McHugh says the roll out of a faster Rural Broadband Scheme may be worth the wait.

He was responding to comments from the Communications Minister's signaled a possible further delay in the roll out of rural broadband.

Contracts were to be signed next summer, but may not now happen until 2018.

Denis Naughten says it's because he wants to see 1 gigabyte fibre broadband brought to as many homes as possible - Minsister McHugh says that may not be a bad decision: