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Closed challenges

The deadlines for the Challenges, below, have passed. Each attracted Pitches, some of which are now beeing developed into solutions as part of the Social Challenges Platform

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Broadband access in rural Gaeltacht areas!

Údarás na Gaeltachta

Deadline: 15/07/2018

The challenge owners want to address the lack of broadband access in rural / Gaeltacht areas, where there is fibre infrastructure but where that connection is limited to those homes, business and schools adjacent to the infrastructure, while those living a km or more away cannot access it without incurring significant cost!