Online consumer spend is set to double, says report

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
2nd October, 2016
Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media, Sinead Desmod of TV3, and Gerard

Virgin Media’s digital insights report expects online spending in Ireland to nearly double over the next five years, to €14.1 billion.

The report found that the digital economy now accounts for around 6 per cent of Ireland’s GDP, with 94 per cent of Irish internet users shopping online.

“Irish people place a very high value on digital technologies, with a significant consumer surplus built into the compensation they would require if their broadband...

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