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# broadband - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

# broadband - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland

The government’s plan to speed up and deliver broadband services has been repeatedly delayed.

# broadband - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Here's what to do if your broadband speed is wrecking your head

Some parts of the country experience broadband speeds up to 36 times slower than others.

# broadband - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

# broadband - Friday 9 December, 2016

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

# broadband - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'

Outages have been reported in various locations across the country.

# broadband - Saturday 3 December, 2016

30% of Eir broadband customers exposed to cyber attack

There are apparently hundreds of thousands of security attacks every week, but few are ever reported.

# broadband - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Rural Ireland is not dead. It’s on the verge of great things.'

We are a country renowned for our innovation and problem solving. Let’s fix Rural Ireland, writes David Minton.

# broadband - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds

The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.

# broadband - Monday 3 October, 2016

Enda Kenny announces 100% fibre-optic broadband for his hometown

Castlebar, Co Mayo, is just one of 50 towns which will soon be benefitting from a super fast broadband network.

# 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 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

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