Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1042)

Timmy Dooley

Question:

1042. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of premises contained within amber areas of the national broadband plan by county. [13742/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

The AMBER areas on the National Broadband Plan High Speed Broadband Map represents the parts of the country that are the focus of the NBP State Intervention. The following is a document which details the number of premises in each category of the NBP High Speed Broadband Map by county for Q4 2018, which shows a total of 543,281 premises in the Amber areas.

High Speed Broadband Map County Coverage Statistics Q4 2018 National Broadband Plan

County Name

Total Number

of Premises

AMBER

Premises

Intervention

Area

BLUE

Premises

Commercial

Operators

LIGHT BLUE

Premises

Planned Rural

Deployment*

Carlow

Carlow

27,994

7,875

18,052

2,067

Cavan

42,110

16,995

23,951

1,164

Clare

68,689

23,359

41,742

3,588

Cork

269,952

74,820

184,183

10,949

Donegal

101,830

34,107

65,212

2,511

Dublin

604,412

10,551

593,585

276

Galway

135,118

39,185

88,483

7,450

Kerry

89,458

28,706

54,952

5,800

Kildare

92,235

13,885

77,589

761

Kilkenny

48,001

17,996

27,201

2,804

Laois

39,253

12,772

24,415

2,066

Leitrim

22,338

11,297

9,583

1,458

Limerick

97,568

21,878

67,821

7,869

Longford

22,308

8,193

12,401

1,714

Louth

61,034

8,660

51,993

381

Mayo

83,465

36,843

38,862

7,760

Meath

86,021

20,256

63,370

2,395

Monaghan

33,035

15,733

16,543

759

Offaly

36,966

12,387

22,485

2,094

Roscommon

39,089

18,469

17,618

3,002

Sligo

40,092

14,314

23,722

2,056

Tipperary

83,963

30,250

45,693

8,020

Waterford

61,624

16,589

43,646

1,389

Westmeath

44,397

11,963

30,891

1,543

Wexford

82,535

21,761

59,620

1,154

Wicklow

64,876

14,437

48,880

1,559

Total

2,378,363

543,281

1,752,493

82,589

*These figures represent planned rural deployment and will reduce once premises are passed.