Ireland criticised in ‘laggard’ broadband report

The author of a new European report into broadband internet didn’t mince his words when describing Ireland’s broadband performance.

16th September, 2006

The author of a new European report into broadband internet didn’t mince his words when describing Ireland’s broadband performance.

‘‘Countries that are performing well, such as Denmark and Britain, have taken action to ensure there is choice and competition, while broadband access in laggard countries, such as Greece and Ireland, is still largely dominated by the former state-owned incumbents,” said Steen Clausen, managing director of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA)....

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