Coleraine to become £20m data centre hub

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Justin Gilbert, of London data centre development and consulting firm 5Nines, said Coleraine is just phase one of a “minimum four-phase plan” for Northern Ireland.

“We need data centres if we’re going to make a new digital industry in Northern Ireland. We could generate over 16,000 jobs but in order for that to happen someone has to build data centres, which are the foundation of any digital economy.”