Cora CEO Philip Martin gives thoughts on National Broadband Plan delays

Cora CEO Philip Martin has featured in the Sunday Independent and Newstalk FM in recent days after being asked to give his thoughts on the impact that the delay in the National Broadband Plan is having on businesses and communities in rural Ireland.

Speaking to the Sunday Independent he said “the State’s continuing reluctance to put the National Broadband Plan into action is severely jeopardising the potential prosperity of the whole country”. You can read the full article here

On Tuesday he was a guest on “The Pat Kenny Show”, on Newstalk. Today’s episode was presented by Jonathan Healy, and Philip gave examples of how low broadband speeds are impacting Carrick-on-Shannon, the surrounding areas, and businesses in the North West. The interview can be streamed below: