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Ireland in Top Ten for Internet Broadband, but 35% are in the Slow Lane

Announcing their new fibre-to-the-home joint venture yesterday, ESB and Vodafone made reference to the quarterly reports on the State of the Internet, published by content delivery network, Akamai, and expressed confidence that their venture would propel Ireland “into the ranks of the world’s fastest broadband countries”. But according to the latest report published by Akamai last week, we’re already there. The latest […]

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Ireland in Top 10 for Internet Speed

Ireland ranks 10th in the world for average internet connection speed according to the latest research by content delivery company Akamai.   Akamai have published their State of the Internet Report for Q3 2013.  With an average connection speed of 9.6 Mbps, Ireland ranks 10th globally, and 5th in EMEA, behind the Netherlands, Switzerland, Czech Republic […]

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Broadband penetration in Europe

Akamai Visualise Internet Traffic

Akamai carries up to 30% of the web’s traffic so when they start talking about data they’re not only dealing in big numbers, but also significant percentages of the internet’s users. They’ve made public a lot of their data and they’ve done so in a pretty visual and engaging fashion. For example, here’s broadband penetration […]

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