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ComReg Report May 2020 on MANs

Please find easy access to the Comreg report on the MANs project. ComReg Report May 2020 and the covering letter: Covering letter to Minister from ComReg A number of FOIs requesting access to this document were refused, yet there seems to be nothing particularly “sensitive” in the document. Draw your own conclusions on the refusals… This document was prepared only for the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) on behalf of Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment (DCCAE)   This report was prepared for the purpose of determining enet progress in relation to the implementation of the recommendations as...

more on broadband

In light of the recent outbreak of the covid-19 (corona virus) some random thoughts on broadband are presented here: The job you were told couldn’t be done remotely can be done remotely, companies prefer to have “bums on seats” as it makes them look more important or much larger. Many disabled workers could have been working from home, but corporations and companies just didn’t want them to. The Internet is now a utility, not a luxury. Many companies have found out that their bandwidth requirements are simply not enough to meet the requirements of “remote working” and have had to...

Oireachtas Committee submission

Interesting submission written by Analysys Mason to the Oireachtas Committee that has not been published as yet…on the decision to overbuild Eir 300k (FVI) Commitment Agreement vs the other option of buying the Eir transit product to get to the Intervention Area

mobile blackspots in Ireland

Today we are happy to share with you the work of the¬†Department of Rural and Community Development, they’ve allegedly¬† been mapping “mobile blackspots” across the country. So without further ado or commentary about the quality of the data, here is the data as presented: 1. 2018_06_05 Blackspot FINAL – Cork 2. 2018_06_05 Blackspot FINAL – Donegal 3. 2018_06_05 Blackspot FINAL – Galway 4. 2018_06_05 Blackspot Westmeath 5. 2018_06_20 Blackspot Meath FINAL 6. Dept S Mobile Blackspots Mayo 7. Blackspot_Extent_Point_Locatio28_05_18   Enjoy!