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# 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

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

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.

# broadband - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

# broadband - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

# broadband - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean

The cable, which will deliver speeds of up to 60Tb/s and is being backed by six companies including Google, will be ready around mid-2016.

# broadband - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.

# broadband - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan

ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.

# broadband - Friday 20 June, 2014

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

The quarterly report from ComReg suggests that cheaper mobile plans and the increased sales of bundled products have helped reduce the amount spent on mobile services.

# broadband - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns

The initiative will see €2.5 million invested in developing broadband infrastructure in both towns and city.

# broadband - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Sorry, country folk: Still a huge divide between urban and rural internet speeds

At the launch of UPC’s second Irish Digital Report, the Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte said that there was still a “significant divide” between the quality of internet service provided in urban and rural Ireland.

45 jobs to go as Kerry mobile technology firm closes

Tralee based Altobridge has gone into receivership.

# broadband - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Broadband on the moon, thefties and self-driving cars

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# broadband - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The moon now has faster broadband than rural Ireland... here's why slow internet is the WORST Loading

# broadband - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Poll: How good is your broadband connection? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?

# broadband - Friday 25 April, 2014

Rural Ireland's dodgy broadband is going to get sorted according to the Communications Minister

You’ll soon be able to read at super quick speeds from all over the country!

# broadband - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU

The price difference in advertised broadband between some EU countries can be as much as 400 per cent.

# broadband - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas

The electricity provider looks set to enter the broadband market after new laws have been published by the Government.

# broadband - Monday 6 January, 2014

Every secondary school will have access to high-speed broadband by September say ministers

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte and Education Minister Ruairí Quinn made the pledge today.

# broadband - Sunday 29 December, 2013

8,500 Eircom customers without service as fallout from storm continues

Work is set to resume first thing tomorrow morning on repairing the damage.

# broadband - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 things you always wish would hurry up Sponsored By Meteor

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Come on, come ON.

# broadband - Friday 27 September, 2013

Eircom's broadband customers, revenue and earnings fall in year to end of June

The company’s full year results to the end of June have been published this morning.

# broadband - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

Ireland is a pretty unique place for small businesses, all things considered.

# broadband - Thursday 12 September, 2013

More than half of all households in Ireland have broadband

A report published today finds 65 per cent of Irish homes have access to broadband.

# broadband - Monday 12 August, 2013

UPC rolls out new Horizon TV but existing users must pay for upgrade

The Samsung manufactured set top boxes will provide customers with their TV, broadband and home phone services in one unit.

# broadband - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

# broadband - Monday 1 July, 2013

Here's why the Government is to begin mapping broadband nationwide

The plan is to see where the State needs to intervene and support provision of the service.

# broadband - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Irish broadband among Europe’s worst for running slower than advertised

EU data shows download speeds are usually only 85 per cent as quick of advertised – and uploads are even lower.

# broadband - Friday 14 June, 2013

Ireland has more mobile phones than people

…even though pre-paid Irish mobile phones are 36 per cent more expensive than the European average.

# broadband - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Ireland has a better than average rate of high speed internet connections

A Eurostat study into the broadband market in Ireland found it has a relatively low take-up of fixed broadband but a better than average share of high speed connections.

# broadband - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# broadband - Friday 15 February, 2013

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access

Figures for 2011, published today, show Ireland is above average in computer and internet access – but more mobile-reliant than most.

# broadband - Thursday 14 February, 2013

UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland UPC

UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland

The broadband, phone and TV provider had strong growth in 2012 with a nearly 50 per cent increase in phone customers.

# broadband - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Half of Irish adults now 'two-screening' while watching TV

A survey from Sky shows that almost 50 per cent of adults now text, tweet or use Facebook to discuss what they watch.

# broadband - Friday 18 January, 2013

Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens

The TV and broadband company will invest in broadband networks and retail outlets as well as continuing recruitment.

# broadband - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Ofcom sets out proposals to tackle mid-contract price rises

The regulator is considering introducing rules allowing customers to exit their contract without penalty if prices are raised in the middle of a contract term.

# broadband - Thursday 20 December, 2012

81 per cent of households now have internet access

The figures from the CSO also show that 19 per cent of unemployed people have never used the internet.