Broadband in schools paves way for wider uptake

The roll-out of broadband in Ireland is gathering pace, but the take-up to date has been undeniably slow.

29th October, 2005

The roll-out of broadband in Ireland is gathering pace, but the take-up to date has been undeniably slow. Nonetheless ICT Ireland continues to pressure government bodies, including the Department of Education, to remain focused on the agenda to increase penetration of broadband use, especially among schools.

Gary Cobain, general manager of BT Ireland Solutions, says: “The ICT Ireland-driven initiative to roll out broadband connectivity to schools, while laudable, is insufficient in itself, as one of...

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