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#Fibre optic

# fibre-optic - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York

The news could mean brilliant things for the economy out west…

# fibre-optic - 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.

# fibre-optic - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

How did a ship manage to slow down all of East Africa's broadband?

Simple – it managed to drag its anchors across an undersea data cable linking the continent to faster internet connections.

# fibre-optic - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge 75-year-old Georgian woman cuts off Armenia's internet access Offline

75-year-old Georgian woman cuts off Armenia's internet access

A pensioner looking for scrap metal slices through a fibre optic cable – knocking out Armenia’s internet for five hours.