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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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Live Fast & Prosper [Podcast #62]

Brought to you by Blacknight – it’s another Technology.ie podcast, with Michele & Conn and the tech news of the week. Remember Barcamp?  3DCamp is flying the flag in Limerick on May 25th.  (Listen out for a bonus podcast on this tomorrow!) The case begins in the Supreme Court in the Data Protection Commisioner’s appeal […]

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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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