National Broadband Plan

20/11/2019
Project development

€ 3 billion

$ 3.324 billion

Announced

20/11/2019


Overview:

  • The National Broadband Plan is the largest telecoms and infrastructure project in Ireland that will provide high speed broadband across the country.
  • In May 2019, National Broadband Ireland, a consortium led by American investment firm Granahan McCourt, won the bid to develop the project.
  • In November, the EU Commission approved €2.6 billion state aid for the project which was followed by the Irish government signing of the National Broadband Plan contract.

Rajeeb Gurung - Researcher

Jurisdiction:

Ireland

Deal type:

Project development

Practice area:

Project development

Industry sector:

Technology and telecommunications


Firms:

Party: Granahan McCourt (Investor)


Party: Department of Communications Climate Action & Environment (Ireland) (Procuring Authority)


Party: Granahan McCourt (Investor)

Lawyer: Garret Farrelly