National Broadband Plan is absolutely crucial to the growth of rural Ireland

Minster for Communications Richard Burton has said that the National Broadband Plan is absolutely crucial to the growth of rural Ireland.

He was speaking at the Future Jobs Ireland consultation event at the Cavan Digital Hub this week, which aims to help businesses move towards a more remote model of working.

Remote working requires a strong broadband connection, which the Minster hopes the plan will be able to provide to parts of the country which do not yet have access to these services.

He said that the plan will not only enhance the country economically, but also socially.