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Internet stats in Ireland

 

Internet Usage and Population Statistics:

 

YEAR Users Population % Pop. Usage Source

2000

784,000

3,755,300

20.9 %

ITU

2002

1,319,608

3,780,600

34.9 %

Nielsen NR

2008

2,060,000

4,156,119

49.6 %

C.I. Almanac

2012

3,730,402

4,722,028

79 % (Rank 34 in the world)

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63% of Irish homes have broadband connection (March 2009)

For the first time, Ireland has moved into the top 10 of the EU-27 countries in terms of household broadband penetration rates

The latest quarterly report suggests that at the end of last year broadband subscriptions in Ireland reached 1.2 million, and that some 63pc of homes had a broadband connection.

According to the Informa data, excluding mobile broadband, subscriptions stood at 891,346.

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