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Mobile broadband less than half of advertised speeds

Irish mobile operators’ broadband speeds are as low as a tenth of their advertised speeds, according to an extensive report from an Irish cellular testing company.

11th September, 2010

Irish mobile operators’ broadband speeds are as low as a tenth of their advertised speeds, according to an extensive report from an Irish cellular testing company.

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

Limerick and Waterford are particularly poorly served, the survey...

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