Saturday September 19, 2020

Cover story: The broadband gap - myth or reality?

While statistics indicate that Ireland has begun to catch up, is that really the case?

6th November, 2011
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There is no doubt that Ireland was slower to get off the blocks than many of its international competitors when it came to broadband. At a time when other countries had healthy competitive markets, broadband services were only beginning to launch in Ireland and telecoms exchanges were still exclusively in the hands of the former incumbent, Eircom.

There were dire warnings that Ireland's slowness to roll out high speed internet services would harm our long-term...

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