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Fibre broadband project ahead of schedule says Manx Telecom

Telecoms company reaches 70% coverage

Manx Telecom says it’s around a year ahead of schedule in connecting the Isle of Man to high speed internet.

It’s working with government as part of the National Broadband Plan to deliver fibre broadband past more than 99 per cent of the Island’s premises.

The telecoms company estimates it’s now reached 70 per cent and, so far, it's cost around £50 million.

MT has funded around 80 per cent of the project.

Iarla Hughes is the chief financial officer – he says the actual take up of the product has been good:

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