Broadband cost reduction regulations


The European Union (Reduction of Cost of Deploying High-Speed Public Communications Networks) Regulations (S.I. No. 391 of 2016) ("Broadband Cost Reduction Regulations") were published on 26 July 2016. The primary purpose of the Broadband Cost Reduction Regulations is to put in place a framework of rights and obligations aimed at facilitating and reducing the cost of deploying high-speed public communications networks.


Gas Networks Ireland is a Networks Operator as defined by the Regulations and is therefore required to process requests for certain information and physical infrastructure by Public Communications Networks Operators.

Making a Request

All requests should be submitted in writing, with sufficient particulars, to Network Access Officer, Colvill House, 24-26 Talbot Street, Dublin 1 or via email to Information regarding the existing network can also be retrieved through the Dial Before you Dig email channel via or by calling 1800 427 747.