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National Broadband Plan For Rural Areas Could Hit Around €3 Billion Over 25 Years

The government is examining the final tender for the project to roll out high speed internet access across the country. 

A decision was due to be brought to cabinet Ministers this week - but now won't happen until after Easter. 

Communications Minister Richard Bruton says they're being careful with what will be a huge state investment

The original cost of the broadband plan was projected to be half a billion euro.

Leo Varadkar has confirmed in the Dail it's going to be much more than that. 

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