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Your Irish Town Could Soon Be Getting Themselves Free Wifi

By katedemolder

June 3, 2017 at 1:40pm


Free wireless broadband is set to be rolled out in Irish towns and cities over the next three years, following an agreement reached by the European Parliament, the EU Commission and the EU Council of Ministers.

According to Breaking News, just under 8,000 urban centres across the European Union, including The Emerald Isle, have been chosen as part of the initiative, which is set to be EU-funded through local authorities.

Eoin O'Leary of the EU Commission stated that the plan would be a monumental boost for more rural towns where broadband coverage is currently weak.

"This means local authorities in Ireland will be able to access grants to set up wi-fi in towns across Ireland, so that no matter where you are in an Irish town, you should be able to get online for free." 

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