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The National Broadband Plan Irelandoffline would like to give the DCENR team who built the http://broadband.gov.ie/ mapping site that was launched yesterday some kudos for a job well done. By the standards of the output produced by DCENR over the years this is an astonishingly complete and accurate piece of work. We were extremely worried […]
So after an enormously long wait and endless delays (2 years of work) the Department of Communications have finally delivered, we’ll resist the temptation to voice our initial reactions to this opus but anyway here is the map: http://broadband.gov.ie/ Here is the rationale and methodology behind this all: http://www.dcenr.gov.ie/NR/rdonlyres/DA48DCDA-A8D1-47BC-B91E-CE12B6DAB8E1/0/NBP_Mapping_Consultation2.pdf We’ll issue a Press Release as […]
There were thirty two submissions to the DCENR’s public consultation on to the National Broadband Plan – the ‘Call-for-Input’. Of those, six believed that what they had to say was so commercially sensitive, dangerous or controversial that the general public should not be allowed to see it – any of it. Perhaps the security of […]
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There have been some very interesting global developments in the cable industry of late. It is reported that Vodafone may be considering buying Liberty Global International (UPC+Virgin Media). Cable&Wireless Communications have already acquired some of Liberty Global’s assets namely Columbus International.The question that must be asked is are the glory days of cable coming to […]
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 a broadband map of Ireland, in which you can see which exchanges are enabled, your nearest mobile “broadband” mast and which wireless ISPs are around you. 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 […]