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Ireland has one of the Lowest Levels of 4G Availability in the World.

Paul Sweeney 16/12/2016

Ireland has one of the worst levels of 4G availability in the world. This is largely because of the privatisation of Eircom. Ireland is 75th of the long list of 79 countries (see graph below). We are below Thailand, Albania, Peru, Columbia, Panama, Morocco, Romania, Philippines and the UK, which is 54th. This list is in a report from the UK’s …



STT bid for Eircom

Donal Palcic 06/08/2009

Donal Palcic: The fifth change of ownership of Eircom now appears imminent with Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) very likely to make a deal to …

Guest post by Donal Palcic: Next Generation Broadband and the Smart Economy

Donal Palcic 30/07/2009

Donal Palcic: I read with interest the recent first report of the DCENR’s Knowledge Society Strategy process (entitled Technology Actions to …

Eircom: topsy-turvey economics

Paul Sweeney 20/04/2009

Paul Sweeney: The bid last week for Eircom is yet another nail in the coffin of the Anglo Saxon model of liberal economics. Even Fine Gael called for …

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