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Government Fails to Understand the Importance of Broadband

Posted on: March 20th, 2006 2 Comments

A special committee report published last week concluded that Government progress on broadband has been ‘almost non-existent’.

It reveals the Government’s startling ignorance of the importance of broadband provision.

The recommendations for developing a national high-speed broadband infrastructure have been made time and again. It’s time to act.

Ireland continues to lag behind when it comes to broadband penetration. With less than 5% broadband take up (per 100 of population), we are currently ranked just 19th out of the 25 EU member states – somewhere behind the Czech Republic.

You can read the report here