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#Broadband

# broadband - Saturday 6 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

# broadband - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

The government is going to privatise the long-awaited rural broadband network

The decision was announced today by the minister for communications after it was agreed upon by cabinet.

# broadband - Friday 17 June, 2016

Australian union angered by Irish 'copper gurus' being enticed Down Under

Irish workers are being offered $75,000 a year to relocate.

# broadband - Monday 6 June, 2016

For eir, 300k homes will be a major turning point for Ireland's broadband woes

The road to broadband has been paved with broken promises but eir believe this time could be different.

# broadband - Friday 3 June, 2016

Tell us your top working from home tip and you could WIN an Office in a Box package

That’s a year’s worth of free telecoms for your home office from Magnet, worth €2,500.

# broadband - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Should people in rural areas pay more to get broadband?

While almost half of those with slow speeds would be willing to pay more, the majority of people in rural areas are against it.

# broadband - Thursday 12 May, 2016

'No town, village or parish will be left behind' for broadband rollout - but for how long?

The new Programme for Government tells a familiar tale in the story of bringing high-speed broadband to the country.

# broadband - Sunday 8 May, 2016

'We're a first-world country with third or fourth-world infrastructure'

With the National Broadband Plan being delayed until 2022, the need for high-speed internet in places like Donegal only grows

# broadband - Monday 28 March, 2016

So what should you consider when switching broadband plans?

We all want better value and faster speeds but what should you keep in mind?

# broadband - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Your slow internet is likely stressing you out

And you can only imagine how those still using dial up feel right about now.

# broadband - Thursday 3 March, 2016

# broadband - Sunday 14 February, 2016

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?

The two companies aren’t being particularly clear on what or who is causing the slow streaming speeds.

# broadband - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns

Other household items that were flagged as slowing down wifi were microwave ovens, baby monitors and lamps.

# broadband - Sunday 20 September, 2015

# broadband - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle

The company is spending €16 million on a rebrand, including a new name and logo.

# broadband - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From Business ETC First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

# broadband - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband

Sure, it’ll be grand when it happens.

# broadband - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From Business ETC It might not feel like it, but Ireland has the second fastest internet in the world Pc Gone Mad

It might not feel like it, but Ireland has the second fastest internet in the world

But our peak speeds aren’t too great.

# broadband - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

# broadband - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From Business ETC UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments Post No Bills

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments

Customers are being written to at the moment – but the cut-off for An Post payments happens next week.

# broadband - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From Business ETC We asked Eircom why people dislike the company so much Ears Burning

We asked Eircom why people dislike the company so much

And what they’re planning to do about it.

# broadband - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?

Eircom plans to be the biggest fibre provider in the land.

# broadband - Monday 18 May, 2015

From Business ETC High-speed broadband could be Eircom’s saviour Fibre To The Rescue

High-speed broadband could be Eircom’s saviour

The company has slowed the long-term slide in its revenues.

# broadband - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Good news – super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland

However, it will be predominantly rural towns and villages that get to use it first – with Dublin omitted entirely.

# broadband - Friday 27 February, 2015

From Business ETC Eircom has found a way to make money – take the razor to its workforce Off The Hook

Eircom has found a way to make money – take the razor to its workforce

The company has cut about one-third of its staff in the past two years.

# broadband - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Eircom slammed for ‘excessive’ and ‘opportunistic’ price rises

Fees will be nearly €100 a year higher for some residential customers.

# broadband - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From Business ETC UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country Zooooooom

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country

The new service offers unlimited 240 Mbps broadband from today.

# broadband - Friday 2 January, 2015

If you’re a UPC customer, your monthly bill could increase in February

The price increase relates to its TV services and will come into effect next month

# broadband - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Has Ireland reached peak internet? Penetration

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

The number of homes online is the same as last year.

# broadband - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From Business ETC Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved Computer Says No

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved

A national survey found that faulty goods and services cost consumers close to €500 million.

# broadband - Monday 1 December, 2014

Opinion: The ‘smart homes’ of the near future – Irish homes will have about 500 connected devices

In order to be ready for the connected home of the future, we need to be getting our ‘infrastructure house’ in order now.

# broadband - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

# broadband - Friday 28 November, 2014

From Business ETC Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland – but customers are slow to get on board Broadband Wars

Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland – but customers are slow to get on board

The company’s revenue is still going down, although not as fast as before.

# broadband - Monday 24 November, 2014

This is what the government’s National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like

Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?

# broadband - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From Business ETC Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone Switching Over

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

# broadband - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Broadband wars, gobshites and taking a bite out of Apple Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Broadband wars, gobshites and taking a bite out of Apple

This was the week in business.

# broadband - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland’s super-fast broadband war has begun and it’s coming to a town near you

Every county town in Ireland will have access to the same broadband technology as Tokyo within a few years.

# broadband - Monday 20 October, 2014

Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline

But some locals aren’t happy.

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