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2014
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December
The end of the cable

Tweet 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 […]

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TweetNow 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 […]

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Tweet 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 […]

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TweetThe 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 […]

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TweetIrelandOffline agree with the concept of a free Internet as outlined by  http://www.internetdeclaration.org/freedom which states that the Internet remain free, open, uncensored, private, affordable and innovative. Our main reason for signing this declaration is point 2 “Promote universal access to fast and affordable networks” but we agree with the other points of the declaration too. The Preamble to the […]

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