Saturday November 28, 2020

Cover Story: Speed isn't the only show in town

As all the major telecoms firms roll out improved services, with a growing amount of fibre, they stress quality of service is just as important as sheer speed, writes Dick O'Brien.

3rd February, 2013
Brendan McMorrow, senior marketing manager at BT Ireland: 'High-speed internet access is one of a number of service options available to customers in Ireland.'

The broadband market is changing - and changing fast. Virtually all of the major telecoms firms in this country are in the middle of a major expansion of their services.

Serious amounts of money are being poured in to laying miles upon miles of fibre optic cable, which will provide the backbone for a new generation of high speed services. And, crucially, that fibre is now not just going across the main arteries of telecoms...

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