Mobile operators focus on broadband market

Irish mobile phone operators are to enter the broadband market by the end of the year.

15th April, 2006

Irish mobile phone operators are to enter the broadband market by the end of the year. Vodafone has confirmed that it will launch a broadband service for use with laptops.

Using a datacard and a mobile Sim card, the laptop will connect to the internet at speeds similar to conventional broadband services. O2 looks set to follow, with trials beginning in the summer.

‘‘By the end of the year, we should have most of the...

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