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Alex Salter, CEO, SamKnows

Interview with Alex Salter, CEO, SamKnows [Audio]

Last week’s announcement that broadband measurement company SamKnows were coming to Ireland, generated a lot of interest. So we invited their CEO, Alex Salter, to join us for a podcast (18:24,10.5MB,MP3). Alex explained the background of the company, and their mission to address the deficit of hard data when it comes to actual broadband performance in markets […]

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Broadband Measurement Company SamKnows Launches Irish Campaign

SamKnows, the global leader in broadband measurement, today announced the launch of its new campaign in Ireland. Consumers are invited to sign up for free to help improve Ireland’s, and the world’s, broadband performance. SamKnows is searching for members of the public that want to influence how their country’s broadband is delivered. By measuring their broadband […]

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Pirate Bay Launch Browser To Circumvent Blocking

File sharing site The Pirate Bay has just celebrated 10 years “in business”. And they’ve also announced a new browser – aptly, yet not very creatively called “Pirate Browser“. The browser is a bundle of a Tor client with a custom Firefox install. It’s supposedly able to get past the blocks that many ISPs have […]

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Magnet Top Netflix ISP Index Again

Irish ISP Magnet has managed to retain its number 1 position on Netflix’s ISP index for the 4th successive month. UPC dropped 3 place this month, with Digiweb, Eircom and Vodafone rising up the table. Full details on the Netflix site. Related articles Netflix Publish Latest ISP Index (technology.ie) Magnet pips Eircom to post (independent.ie)

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Netflix Publish Latest ISP Index

Netflix have published their monthly ISP Index. For Ireland the ranking is now: Which is pretty much the same as last month. But what about historically? That’s a little bit more interesting: But the speeds themselves are still really slow with only one ISP (Magnet) giving an average over 2 megabits per second. Remember how […]

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Over 400 Registered For RIPE 66 So Far

RIPE 66 has over 400 registered attendees so far. The event will take place in Dublin next month and will feature sessions covering a wide range of internet technology topics, with a particularly technical focus. Full details on the event site. Related articles RIPE Coming To Dublin And We’re Sponsoring AND Speaking (blacknight.com)

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