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Speedtest: Ookla ranked Ireland 62nd of 123 countries for its average mobile-download speed and 81st for upload speed at the end of 2017. Photograph: Getty

Irish mobile broadband has got a lot faster recently, but poor coverage outside major towns and cities leaves the country lagging behind Azerbaijan in(...)

Ireland fell one spot in the rankings for both fixed and mobile broadband  compared with the previous month.

Further evidence that Ireland is still very much in the slow lane when it comes to fast broadband has emerged with yet another study showing the coun(...)

 Founder and chief executive of telecoms group Imagine Seán Bolger: he says   the cost of linking 937,000 homes   to a high-speed, fibre-to-the-home network is prohibitive. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Remember when telecommunications was just Telecom Éireann: a single entity, running a single infrastructure? Sure, it was bloated and uncompetitive, (...)

 Government is  likely to insist on use of fibre, which can deliver speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps, in its national broadband plan. Photograph: Michael Smith/Getty Images

Despite the spread of fibre broadband, wireless technologies are still delivering comparable connectivity in many parts of Ireland. According to a s(...)