Irish broadband running at less than half advertised speeds

Irish mobile operators' broadband speeds are less than half their advertised speeds, according to a report from an Irish research company.

2nd October, 2010
Irish broadband running at less than half advertised speeds
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Irish mobile operators' broadband speeds are less than half their advertised speeds, according to a report from an Irish research company.

The survey, commissioned by Meteor, showed that mobile broadband speeds in five Irish cities rarely achieved better than four megabits per second (Mbs), which is between a quarter and a half of their advertised speeds.

Limerick and Waterford were particularly poorly served, the survey found, with some operators offering just 1.1Mbs, which is as...

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