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#Broadband

# broadband - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Gr8! :) Over 3 billion texts sent from July to September

Plus we made more mobile calls than fixed land line calls, and broadband subscriptions rose during the same period.

# broadband - Monday 17 September, 2012

UPC to double internet speeds for new broadband customers

The broadband provider is doubling its entry-level speed from 25Mb to 50Mb, while home customers can now access 150Mb connections.

# broadband - Sunday 16 September, 2012

What are they doing with that analogue space?

Your TV white space could be used by mobile phone operators or filled with wifi frequencies. Here’s what the experts think.

# broadband - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge GAA Sports-Playing Minister of the Day Pic Of The Day This post contains images

GAA Sports-Playing Minister of the Day

Pat Rabbitte looks a bit scared of his opponents as he tried his hand at both hurling and football.

# broadband - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Further 212 secondary schools to be connected to high-speed broadband

Seven shortlisted contractors have been asked to submit bids to ensure that 200 secondary schools in Galway and in 12 rural counties will be connected by the end of August.

# broadband - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning, including: Central Bank warning, Taoiseach vows a “one-off” vote on fiscal compact, and a chicken nugget that fetched $8,100 on eBay.

# broadband - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions UPC

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions

The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.

# broadband - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

All secondary schools to have high-speed broadband by 2014

Every secondary school in Ireland will be supplied with 100Mbps connections to provide quick connections in every classroom.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# broadband - Monday 6 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge New boy in class pic of the day Pic Of The Day

New boy in class pic of the day

No comment.

# broadband - Saturday 4 February, 2012

UPC ordered to drop 'fastest broadband' claim from adverts

The advertising standards watchdog upholds a complaint from Magnet, which says its own broadband speeds are faster.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know before your morning coffee…

# broadband - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Eircom admits to overcharging 65,000 customers on December bills

Telephone and broadband customers will receive a full refund as the provider charged at the new rate of VAT prematurely.

# broadband - Friday 9 December, 2011

Nearly 80 per cent of Irish households have internet access

Seventy-seven per cent of 16 to 29-year-olds access the internet almost every day according to figures from the CSO.

# broadband - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Ireland 'could benefit' from €50billion EU fund

The huge investment in infrastructure could boost Irish construction companies.

# broadband - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Consumers choosing higher broadband speeds

ComReg’s latest quarterly figures indicate an increasing demand for high-speed broadband.

# broadband - Monday 22 August, 2011

Online sales affected by poor broadband quality in Ireland

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association is calling on the government to do more.

# broadband - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Vehicle takes out Eircom services in Swords

Broadband and telephone services have been knocked out in the Swords area today following a road traffic accident. Eircom are on site trying to resolve the problem.

# broadband - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

UPC to create 50 jobs

The company has also announced that it is to invest €80million into developing its broadband network.

Eircom to invest €100m into broadband network

The company also plans to launch a television service that customers can access through their broadband connection.

# broadband - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

Ireland makes the top ten for global broadband speeds

Ireland has made it into the top ten for the first quarter of 2011, beating out the UK and the US.

# broadband - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Broadband speeds on increase as UPC rolls out 20Mb lines

The company has said it will upgrade 99 per cent of its customers by next month.

# broadband - Friday 1 July, 2011

Broadband company announces 30 new jobs in Ireland

Onwave will create the jobs in Mullingar and Galway

# broadband - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Poll: Are you happy with your internet connection? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with your internet connection?

Google’s Eric Schmidt says Ireland is falling behind in terms of internet connectivity. But how do you feel about your connection?

# broadband - Friday 27 May, 2011

Eircom to axe 1000 more jobs as the company announces a drop in revenues

Eircom’s revenues are down 11 per cent for the first three months of the year. 1,000 jobs will go over the next two years via “exit schemes”.

# broadband - Monday 23 May, 2011

50 new jobs created in drive to improve next generation broadband access in Ireland

E-net to invest €25 million over the next ten years in an effort to bring fibre powered broadband to businesses across Ireland. The company says it’s essential for generating revenue and jobs.

# broadband - Monday 9 May, 2011

Plan for full broadband coverage in Ireland by end of 2012

The Rural Broadband Scheme aims to ensure the remaining parts of the country without broadband coverage get it. Separately an initiative to introduce next-generation broadband to Ireland is underway.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# broadband - Thursday 5 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

€38m investment into Three’ s network will increase broadband speeds to 100MB

A multi-million euro contract between BT Ireland and Three will see higher broadband speeds of up to 100Mb per second being rolled out over Ireland over the next 18 months.

# broadband - Monday 31 January, 2011

Labour launches pre-election plan for ‘Digital Ireland’

The Labour Party leader says his party will deliver high-speed broadband to ensure that Ireland can create new jobs.

# broadband - Monday 20 September, 2010

One in five Americans don't use the internet

Research body shows that a large proportion of those who don’t go online just aren’t interested.

# broadband - Monday 26 July, 2010

TELECOMS group Imagine has bought Clearwire. The financial details have not been revealed but Imagine has said it will use Clearwire’s infrastructure to roll out its WiMax network, a fully mobile broadband service.