Mobile makes business viable in the regions

Economist Jim Power tells Ian Campbell that mobile broadband is a major enabler for Irish businesses

3rd July, 2010

Earlier this year, economist Jim Power compiled a report for 3 that left no doubt of the significance of mobile broadband to the Irish economy.

He was asked to predict the potential impact of the National Broadband Scheme, the government initiative that chose 3 to rollout broadband services to rural parts of the country where copper wire and cable couldn't reach.

Power carried out an extensive analysis, county by county, of what would happen if broadband enabled...

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