Extending Broadband across Northern Ireland - "Project Stratum"

Consultation opened on 03 December 2018. Closing date 14 January 2019.


On 3 December 2018, the Department for the Economy (DfE) opened a consultation to assess the availability of broadband services across Northern Ireland. This consultation was intended to help in the development of Project Stratum which, through utilising funding made available as a result of the Confidence and Supply Agreement, aims to improve broadband connectivity by extending Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband infrastructure across Northern Ireland.

16 December 2019 - The results of this consultation (plus 4 annexes) can be found below along with the documents from the consultation.

5 February 2020 - Addendum to Department’s Response to Open Market Review and Public Consultation Regarding Project Stratum

This addendum has been created to update the response issued by the Department for the Economy to the State aid Public Consultation (SaPC) regarding Project Stratum. The key outputs from this consultation have been updated due to new information provided to the Department that has a material impact on the intervention area identified following the SaPC. Further details can be found in the document listed immediately below.


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This consultation is now closed. 

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