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Netflix Launch ISP Speed Index

Netflix have been ranking ISPs for the last few months and publishing data on their blog. In the case of Ireland and the UK the data was on their Irish and UK blog (obviously!) The new “speed index” covers all territories where Netflix is available They’ve got quite a lot of data to draw their […]

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Irish ISPs Receive “Reply” On Copyright Concerns

The Irish ISP association (ISPAI) wrote to Mr Richard Bruton,  Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation last month about the newspaper copyright debacle. They finally got a “reply” but it doesn’t really address their concerns- if anything it just punts the issue to the copyright review. You can download the ISPAI’s original letter here and the […]

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IRMA Taking Irish ISPs To Court Again

IRMA is taking several of the larger Irish ISPs to court – again. This time round they’re having a go at UPC, Three, Imagine, Vodafone and Digiweb, according to a report in the Irish Times. Yet again the legal battle centres around file-sharing and The Pirate Bay in particular. UPC has consistently refused to block […]

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Irish Neutral Exchange Joins Twitter And Reveals Data

INEX, the Irish Internet Exchange, where Irish ISPs and content providers “peer” has joined Twitter. While an organisation’s presence on the social media network is hardly newsworthy in itself, the information that they *might* share with Irish internet users is potentially “geektastic” For example: Quietly, while no one was looking, we peered over 45Gbps of […]

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Irish Copyright Consultation Open

We’ve talked about the digital copyright debacle several times over the past couple of months. With the signing into law of the copyright SI last week some may have felt that the story was over, but in many respects it’s only the end of a chapter. There is now an open consultation on the subject. […]

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