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From TheJournal.ie Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland - but customers are slow to get on board Broadband Wars

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

The company’s revenue is still going down, although not as fast as before.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the government's National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like Broadband For All

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

Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?

From TheJournal.ie Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone Switching Over

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: Broadband wars, gobshites and taking a bite out of Apple Inbox Me

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

This was the week in business.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's super-fast broadband war has begun and it's coming to a town near you Game On

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

Every county town in Ireland will have access to the same broadband technology as Tokyo within a few years.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century Digital Skills

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

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

From TheJournal.ie Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline Pipe Dreams

Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline

But some locals aren’t happy.

From TheJournal.ie UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin Computer Says No

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

From TheJournal.ie There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead Careful Now

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

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

From TheJournal.ie A superfast internet cable is going to be built under the Pacific Ocean Under The Sea

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan High In Fibre

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

ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.

From TheJournal.ie How much is the average mobile phone bill a month? Spending

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns Right Connections

Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns

The initiative will see €2.5 million invested in developing broadband infrastructure in both towns and city.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry, country folk: Still a huge divide between urban and rural internet speeds Connected

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 45 jobs to go as Kerry mobile technology firm closes Jobswatch

45 jobs to go as Kerry mobile technology firm closes

Tralee based Altobridge has gone into receivership.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Broadband on the moon, thefties and self-driving cars Week In Web

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How good is your broadband connection? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?

From TheJournal.ie Rural Ireland's dodgy broadband is going to get sorted according to the Communications Minister Speedy Gonzales

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

You’ll soon be able to read TheJournal.ie at super quick speeds from all over the country!

From TheJournal.ie No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU Need For Speed

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

The price difference in advertised broadband between some EU countries can be as much as 400 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas Get Connected

ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas

The electricity provider looks set to enter the broadband market after new laws have been published by the Government.

From TheJournal.ie Every secondary school will have access to high-speed broadband by September say ministers Broadband

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

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte and Education Minister Ruairí Quinn made the pledge today.

From TheJournal.ie 8,500 Eircom customers without service as fallout from storm continues Service Interruption

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

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

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Come on, come ON.

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

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

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

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

Ireland is a pretty unique place for small businesses, all things considered.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of all households in Ireland have broadband Internet Access

More than half of all households in Ireland have broadband

A report published today finds 65 per cent of Irish homes have access to broadband.

From TheJournal.ie UPC rolls out new Horizon TV but existing users must pay for upgrade Media

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

The Samsung manufactured set top boxes will provide customers with their TV, broadband and home phone services in one unit.

From TheJournal.ie Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why the Government is to begin mapping broadband nationwide Internet

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

The plan is to see where the State needs to intervene and support provision of the service.

From TheJournal.ie Irish broadband among Europe’s worst for running slower than advertised Broadband

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

EU data shows download speeds are usually only 85 per cent as quick of advertised – and uploads are even lower.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has more mobile phones than people Ring Ring!

Ireland has more mobile phones than people

…even though pre-paid Irish mobile phones are 36 per cent more expensive than the European average.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has a better than average rate of high speed internet connections Internet

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access Connectivity

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access

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

From TheJournal.ie UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland UPC

UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland

The broadband, phone and TV provider had strong growth in 2012 with a nearly 50 per cent increase in phone customers.

From TheJournal.ie Half of Irish adults now 'two-screening' while watching TV Digital

Half of Irish adults now 'two-screening' while watching TV

A survey from Sky shows that almost 50 per cent of adults now text, tweet or use Facebook to discuss what they watch.

From TheJournal.ie Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens Jobswatch

Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens

The TV and broadband company will invest in broadband networks and retail outlets as well as continuing recruitment.