Government urged to re-examine National Broadband Plan contract

 

The Government is being urged to re-examine the National Broadband Plan contract in the wake of latest revelations.

Eir has said it could roll out the project for a billion euro - a third of the cost of the current bid.

The Department of Communications has now written to the company to seek clarity on the figures.

Donegal Senator Padraig MacLochlainn says the huge savings that a review of the contract could make cannot be ignored: