Ireland fifth in EU for mobile broadband

Ireland ahead for mobile broadband but fixed line lags behind, the European Commission has said.

18th June, 2012
Ireland ahead for mobile broadband but fixed line lags behind

Ireland ranks fifth in the European Union for mobile broadband penetration but lags behind on fixed line broadband, the European Commission has said.

The Commission, which published its annual digital agenda scoreboard, found that mobile broadband penetration stood at 60 per cent for all active users in Ireland as of January.

But while the news on mobile broadband is good, "there is a lot of room for improvement when it comes to the ordinary landline," the...

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