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# broadband - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Has Ireland reached peak internet?
# Penetration
# Penetration

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

Dec 18th 2014, 12:36 PM 8,489 Views 36 Comments

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

# broadband - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved

Dec 10th 2014, 12:45 PM 6,829 Views 8 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 283 Views 25 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Nov 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,125 Views 1 Comment

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

# broadband - Friday 28 November, 2014

Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland - but customers are slow to get on board
# Broadband Wars
# Broadband Wars

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

Nov 28th 2014, 9:42 AM 18,998 Views 102 Comments

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
# Broadband For All
# Broadband For All

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

Nov 24th 2014, 10:28 PM 40,601 Views 75 Comments

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
# Switching Over
# Switching Over

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

Nov 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 37,673 Views 87 Comments

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
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

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

Nov 1st 2014, 8:05 AM 13,360 Views 8 Comments

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
# Game On
# Game On

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

Oct 28th 2014, 9:37 AM 34,368 Views 101 Comments

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
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

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

Oct 20th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,999 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pipe Dreams
# Pipe Dreams

Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline

Oct 20th 2014, 10:55 AM 14,258 Views 54 Comments

But some locals aren’t happy.

# broadband - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,745 Views 41 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Sep 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,344 Views 34 Comments

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
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

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

Aug 12th 2014, 2:47 PM 11,395 Views 36 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:21 AM 12,649 Views 10 Comments

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
# High In Fibre
# High In Fibre

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 4:33 PM 51,707 Views 76 Comments

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?
# Spending
# Spending

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

Jun 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 32,900 Views 75 Comments

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
# Right Connections
# Right Connections

Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns

Jun 5th 2014, 11:54 AM 7,485 Views 22 Comments

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
# Connected
# Connected

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

Jun 4th 2014, 3:46 PM 8,639 Views 58 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

45 jobs to go as Kerry mobile technology firm closes

Jun 4th 2014, 9:38 AM 8,895 Views 32 Comments

Tralee based Altobridge has gone into receivership.

# broadband - Sunday 1 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 8,178 Views 10 Comments

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

# broadband - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

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

May 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,944 Views 3 Comments

They were harrowing times.

# broadband - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Apr 26th 2014, 12:13 PM 26,813 Views 160 Comments

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
# Speedy Gonzales
# Speedy Gonzales

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

Apr 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,747 Views 75 Comments

You’ll soon be able to read TheJournal.ie 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
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

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

Mar 25th 2014, 2:29 PM 8,988 Views 36 Comments

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
# Get Connected
# Get Connected

ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:14 PM 13,165 Views 44 Comments

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
# Broadband
# Broadband

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

Jan 6th 2014, 6:43 PM 9,719 Views 76 Comments

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
# Service Interruption
# Service Interruption

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

Dec 29th 2013, 6:24 PM 9,053 Views 18 Comments

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

# broadband - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

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

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:31 PM 35,023 Views 69 Comments

Come on, come ON.

# broadband - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 7:33 AM 5,769 Views 66 Comments

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

# broadband - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

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

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

Sep 24th 2013, 12:02 PM 45,593 Views 56 Comments

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
# Internet Access
# Internet Access

More than half of all households in Ireland have broadband

Sep 12th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,394 Views 66 Comments

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
# Media
# Media

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

Aug 12th 2013, 7:07 PM 25,022 Views 89 Comments

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
# Streaming
# Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:45 PM 17,379 Views 41 Comments

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
# Internet
# Internet

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

Jul 1st 2013, 8:12 PM 8,632 Views 31 Comments

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
# Broadband
# Broadband

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

Jun 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,705 Views 82 Comments

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
# Ring Ring!
# Ring Ring!

Ireland has more mobile phones than people

Jun 14th 2013, 11:23 AM 13,987 Views 21 Comments

…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
# Internet
# Internet

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

Jun 12th 2013, 9:01 PM 9,184 Views 41 Comments

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
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

May 1st 2013, 7:56 PM 21,762 Views 28 Comments

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
# Connectivity
# Connectivity

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access

Feb 15th 2013, 2:59 PM 3,731 Views 8 Comments

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