Sunday July 12, 2020

Greater speeds drive greater needs

It might come as some surprise to learn that, at 13.9 Mbps, Ireland has catapulted itself to seventh fastest in the world for average broadband speeds.

1st February, 2015

According to Akamai’s ‘State of the Internet’ report for Q3 2014, this represents a 10 per cent increase quarter on quarter and a staggering 47 per cent increase year on year.

Following acres of newsprint and hours of airtime, ongoing agitation for broadband network investment is paying dividends, on the surface at least.

Network investment from all the major operators continues apace and with the National Broadband Plan (NBP) due to go to tender...

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