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Updated Broadband Map Published this week

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has said that confirmation of an agreement between Minister Denis Naughten and Eir will see almost 9,000 Kildare premises receive high speed broadband by the end of 2018 under a new agreement reached with Eir.

“Minister Denis Naughten this week published an updated […]

Imagine to roll out Broadband Services in Kildare South

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from Imagine that they are rolling out broadband services in parts of Kildare South commencing from a site in Old Kilcullen.

“I have been engaged in ongoing discussions with Imagine in recent months to highlight to them the demand for increased broadband services in […]

Heydon seeking expressions of interest for Improved Broadband in South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has confirmed that he is seeking expressions of interest from local households to prove to commercial providers that the demand for improved broadband services exist.  This follows recent meetings and discussions between Deputy Heydon and Imagine and other service providers.  The availability of high speed fibre broadband remains one […]

Minister stands up to commercial broadband operators

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Party’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the requirement by Minister for Communications, Alex White, that commercial operators sign up to commitment contracts for areas where they wish to provide broadband services. Without these contracts, the areas cannot be removed from the Government […]

December 22nd, 2015|Broadband, Press Release|

Heydon seeks Clarification on Progress of Commercial Broadband Providers

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has this week sought clarification from Minister for Communications and Energy Alex White of the progress being made by private broadband operators Eir and ESB in rolling out high fibre broadband to regional towns and villages and rural areas around the Country.  Deputy Heydon was speaking in […]

Heydon warns of land grab attempt by commercial broadband operators as campaign for rural broadband continues

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, speaking in the Dail yesterday (Tuesday), has warned Minister Alex White of his concern that commercial operators are attempting a land grab of areas for the roll out of high speed broadband in rural […]

What Today’s Capital Plan Means for South Kildare

Following the announcement of the Governments Capital Plan today, I have had a number of constituents ask me what it is all about. A Governments Capital Plan is the programme for spending on significant infrastructural projects for the next six years including roads, rail, health facilities, schools and broadband.

The €27bn worth of projects confirmed today […]