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#Broadband

# broadband - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm actually embarrassed': It'll be 2023 before all rural homes are connected to high-speed broadband Computer Says No

'I'm actually embarrassed': It'll be 2023 before all rural homes are connected to high-speed broadband

Rural TDs have hit out against Minister Denis Naughten who admitted it could be up to five years before all connections are done.

# broadband - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband? Factcheck

FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband?

Éamon Ó Cuív TD made the claim last week.

# broadband - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rural broadband: Big blow for competition as ESB-Vodafone pull out of bid DOWN THE LINE

Rural broadband: Big blow for competition as ESB-Vodafone pull out of bid

A number of telecoms companies are bidding for a State contract to bring broadband to 542,000 customers.

# broadband - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres Rural Broadband

'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres

St Kevin’s in Laragh still has to contend with internet speeds of 5mb.

# broadband - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog Poor Service

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

# broadband - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie You may soon have to input your TV licence number to watch RTÉ online Computer Says No

You may soon have to input your TV licence number to watch RTÉ online

Minister Denis Naughten said he is looking to replicate the UK system.

# broadband - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland Offline

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

From TheJournal.ie 7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland Rural Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to do if your broadband speed is wrecking your head Connection Issues

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

From TheJournal.ie Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns Enet

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

From TheJournal.ie Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data WhatsApp

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

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority' Not Working

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

From TheJournal.ie 30% of Eir broadband customers exposed to cyber attack Security Risk

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Rural Ireland is not dead. It’s on the verge of great things.' Good News

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds Breakdown

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny announces 100% fibre-optic broadband for his hometown Castlebar

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon? Factcheck

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

From TheJournal.ie The government is going to privatise the long-awaited rural broadband network Changes

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian union angered by Irish 'copper gurus' being enticed Down Under Laying Wire

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

From TheJournal.ie For eir, 300k homes will be a major turning point for Ireland's broadband woes Make A Connection

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

From TheJournal.ie Tell us your top working from home tip and you could WIN an Office in a Box package Sponsored By Magnet

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

From TheJournal.ie Should people in rural areas pay more to get broadband? The Great Divide

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No town, village or parish will be left behind' for broadband rollout - but for how long? Analysis

'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

From TheJournal.ie I tried to do my normal job using broadband in rural Ireland. Here's how it went Challenge
From TheJournal.ie 'We're a first-world country with third or fourth-world infrastructure' Disconnected

'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

From TheJournal.ie So what should you consider when switching broadband plans? Comparisons

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

From TheJournal.ie Your slow internet is likely stressing you out Broadband

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

From TheJournal.ie Eir reveals locations of 100,000 homes and businesses where new broadband to be rolled out Breakdown

# broadband - Sunday 14 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible? Speed Limits

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

From TheJournal.ie Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns Is This On?

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Dublin ranks in the European broadband speed league CONNECTION

# broadband - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle Is It A Bird

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

From TheJournal.ie We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband The Internets

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 TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband What's Another Year?

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

# broadband - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 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 TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband? Yesssss

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?

Eircom plans to be the biggest fibre provider in the land.

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