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Róisín Kiberd looks forward to 5G and reviews the broadband your business can run on right now

3rd November, 2019

This is being called the year of 5G. Networks are starting to deploy ‘fifth-generation’ broadband, with speeds of up to 100 gigabits per second.

But in Ireland, coverage with ordinary broadband remains patchy. Rural areas in the midlands and the north are especially under-served, and the government’s National Broadband Plan is still facing delays seven years after it was launched.

“We’ve done extensive research on the 5G market, and in Ireland, 5G...

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