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Irish govt officials concerned by low rural broadband take-up - report

Sunday 11 November 2018 | 20:56 CET | News
Only 1 in 7 rural homes in Ireland offered high-speed broadband by Eir have taken up the service, according to figures seen by the Irish Times. 

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Companies: Eir
Countries: Ireland
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