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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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

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.

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie High-speed broadband could be Eircom's saviour Fibre To The Rescue

High-speed broadband could be Eircom's saviour

The company has slowed the long-term slide in its revenues.

From TheJournal.ie Good news - super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland Fast And Furious

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.

From TheJournal.ie Eircom has found a way to make money - take the razor to its workforce Off The Hook

Eircom has found a way to make money - take the razor to its workforce

The company has cut about one-third of its staff in the past two years.

From TheJournal.ie Eircom slammed for 'excessive' and 'opportunistic' price rises Ouch

Eircom slammed for 'excessive' and 'opportunistic' price rises

Fees will be nearly €100 a year higher for some residential customers.

From TheJournal.ie UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country Zooooooom

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country

The new service offers unlimited 240 Mbps broadband from today.

From TheJournal.ie If you're a UPC customer, your monthly bill could increase in February Price Increase

If you're a UPC customer, your monthly bill could increase in February

The price increase relates to its TV services and will come into effect next month

From TheJournal.ie Has Ireland reached peak internet? Penetration

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

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

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved Computer Says No

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved

A national survey found that faulty goods and services cost consumers close to €500 million.

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

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

In order to be ready for the connected home of the future, we need to be getting our ‘infrastructure house’ in order now.