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Sharing infrastructure is a way reducing costs and making Next Generation Access feasible in rural areas, but the main players don’t seem to be on board...http://irelandoffline.org/2015/06/infrastructure/
The information should cover, organization of the civil engineering infrastructure, technical characteristics of the different elements of which infrastructure consists and, where available, the geographical location of these elements (ducts, poles, distribution points and any other physical asset) including available space in ducts. The list of connected buildings should also be provided.
“For the sake of an efficient and quick delivery of the NBP we expect and would welcome the immediate engagement of the ESB,” he said.
He [eir’s director of public policy Pat Galvin] also noted that the energy utility had still [not] lodged its facilities on a country-wide register of infrastructures set up by the Department of Communications in the context of the NBP.
Carolan Lennon, managing director of OpenEir, Eir’s wholesale arm, said the company needed the ESB to process its requests and to agree pricing structures so it could accurately cost its own bid for the NBP.
“Failure to access the ESB’s network will make the NBP more expensive for us and slower to roll out,” she said.