Saturday December 14, 2019

Gigabit internet: will it make a difference to you?

With many regions still unable to access broadband speeds of more than a few megabits per second, the idea of uncontested internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second may sound too good to be true.

6th September, 2015
Gary Disley, business solutions director for small to medium sized enterprises at Eircom

But with two different high speed offerings set to come on stream in the autumn, it seems likely that at least some companies and domestic homes will leapfrog dramatically ahead in the internet speed stakes.

Vodafone and the ESB’s joint venture SIRO is set to launch its service in over 350 towns around Ireland in the coming months, while Eircom’s 1GB/s offering is scheduled for a September launch.

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