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#Fibre optic

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York
# Cable Ties
From TheJournal.ie
# Cable Ties

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

Apr 21st 2015, 4:35 PM 15,040 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Good news - super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland

Apr 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 28,867 Views 86 Comments

However, it will be predominantly rural towns and villages that get to use it first – with Dublin omitted entirely.

How did a ship manage to slow down all of East Africa's broadband?
# Africa
From TheJournal.ie
# Africa

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

Feb 28th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,815 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 6th 2011, 10:04 PM 1,958 Views 0 Comments

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