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What a difference a decade makes! eircoms eFibre rollout is probably the best thing that has happened in Ireland in many years. Time after time we were all told by the old eircom that we did not need broadband and that no money would be found to roll it out. Kafka himself could not have [...]
IrelandOffline has been made aware of a long running Freedom of Information request dating back over four years and whose decision has recently emerged from the desk of the Information Commissioner (OIC). It is a sad tale of delay, obfuscation and bizarre review procedures not worthy of a so-called modern democracy. One also has to [...]
IrelandOffline received Comreg’s latest proposals(1) which are still neatly hidden under the innocuous title of “Price regulation of bundled offers” which sneakily refers to something completely different altogether. We have read the document in utter dismay. What in actual fact it really means is Comreg want to create micro-markets where eircom can compete with UPC [...]
Opinion columns from IrelandOffline members and guest writers.
Now that the excitement of the VDSL rollout has subsided we must keep in mind those who do not currently have access to broadband and the economic damage this can cause. We in IrelandOffline have been contacted by numerous consumers and businesses across the country outlining to us their difficulties with broadband and explaining why [...]
IrelandOffline are delighted to present two broadband maps of Ireland, in which you can see which exchanges are enabled and your nearest mobile “broadband” mast. This is a work in progress and as more information becomes available we will add it. If you are a broadband provider and would like to be included please feel free to [...]
The story of a broadband seeker in rural Ireland and the steps he had to take to get reliable broadband: Well firstly here at home we had an ISDN line and then we got Fixed Wireless Access but the company had a terrible service, I then moved onto 3G dongle power which was fine [...]