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Satellite and fibre broadband subscriptions increased by 12% over the past year
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Over 146,000 Irish households and businesses still on 2Mbps broadband or less

Figures published yesterday in the latest Irish Communications Market ComReg quarterly report suggest that 146,326 households and businesses in Ireland are currently subscribed to broadband packages of 2Mbps or less. Data concerning Q1 2011 indicates that 123,934 residential broadband subscriptions and 22,392 business broadband subscriptions are currently active for packages offering between 144kps and 1.99Mbps download speeds.
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Mobile

Google Nexus S coming to Ireland on March 1

According to Silicon Republic, the much-anticipated Google Nexus S will arrive on sale in Ireland this coming March 1. The Carphone Warehouse will reportedly stock the device, which will be available exclusively on the Vodafone network at first.
Nokia Mobile TV Receiver SU-33W
Mobile

Plans for mobile digital TV scrapped, only Vodafone interested

Ireland’s communication’s regulator, ComReg, has scrapped plans to launch digital mobile TV Ireland, it announced today. The regulator said in a policy document, ”[it has become apparent to] ComReg that use of the identified spectrum to provide a Mobile TV service in Ireland was not the subject of particularly strong interest to potential operators, and interest in the proposed procedure to grant the authorisation diminished.”
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Mobile

Cheapest Android smartphones in Ireland

Android growth this year has been phenomenal, with the platform taking the top spot of fastest growing mobile OS in Ireland earlier this year. We’ve compiled this list of the cheapest Android phones available in Ireland, and just in time for Christmas too.
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IPv6, Ireland, and the future of the internet

A lot of debate has been circulating in recent months about the subject of IPv6 and how it will be the saviour of the internet as we know it. In this article we try to explain what exactly IPv6 is, why it’s so important for the continued success of the internet, and how prepared Ireland is for its imminent deployment.