The process around the National Broadband Plan has been described as ‘completely flawed’ by Sinn Fein.
The rollout to rural areas is now expected to cost 5 billion euro.
The party’s communications spokesperson, Brian Stanley, says other options now need to be considered.
Deputy Stanley says we have at least 7 months before contracts are signed and that time needs to be used wisely to make sure the public aren’t left high and dry:
That’s a view echoed by Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty who says there’s still time to look at alternatives: