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Three mobile data in Ireland

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I’m in Co Kerry, Ireland for the bank holiday weekend, visiting the girl’s family. Good food, good drink and good company – all is well. Except that Three’s data here is abysmal.

The images at the top of this post are the maximum and minimum speeds I’ve achieved over a 3.5G connection… and have validated with multiple other tests. Noting close to the 3.6Mbs that Three say can be achieved. If I weren’t roaming for free I certainy wouldn’t pay for this…!

It seems I’m not alone. How do the Irish mobile firms cope? There’s quite a cluster in Cork.

By Ben Smith

Ben is an expert on enterprise mobility and wireless data products. He has been a regular contributor to Mobile Industry Review since 2007 and is also editor of Wireless Worker.

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