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Eircom rolls the dice on broadband

Despite the company's roll-out of high-speed broadband nationwide, much more work remains to be done, writes Adrian Weckler.

18th May, 2013
If there ever was a digital divide, it's about to get a whole lot wider.

It's quite possible that a fair number of you reading this article have tried to get a job at Amazon or Apple recently. Both are big employers in Ireland. And both have, at various times, attached one condition to certain jobs on offer: you must have a minimum home broadband speed in excess of what is commonly available outside cities.

This is one reason why tomorrow's fibre broadband launch by Eircom is genuinely important for...

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