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Minister Denis Naughten TD

Digital Economy Worth €12.3bn as Irish Consumers Spend €850,000 per hour Online

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Denis Naughten TD, has published two reports which he says “highlight the critical importance of digital to economic growth and prosperity in Ireland”. The two reports show the value of the digital economy in Ireland, increased consumer activity online, and the significant growth opportunities for businesses which […]

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Ireland's Broadband Map. Blue: commercial provision. Amber: proposed state provision under National Broadband Plan

Department Consults on Management of High-Speed Broadband Map

The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR) has published a consultation document, which sets out how its high-speed broadband map will evolve, including during the procurement phase of the National Broadband Plan (NBP). Under EU procurement rules, the high-speed broadband map is required to help ensure that State provision of broadband infrastructure doesn’t […]

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‘Buying Irish Online is Convenient and Fast and Puts Money into Our Economy’ – Minister

Minister for Communications Alex White T.D, today encouraged qualifying small businesses to take up the Government’s trading online voucher scheme, which offers grants of up to €2,500 to help Irish companies sell online. Speaking on ‘Cyber Monday,’ which sees a surge in online Christmas shopping, Minister White also urged consumers to buy Irish. “As people […]

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