According to ComReg, average broadband speeds in Ireland continue to rise with the regulator reporting that in Q3 2014 around 61.8% of all fixed broadband subscriptions offered speeds of 10Mbps or higher, up 19.7% from the corresponding period in the previous year, while 43.2% of connections offered speeds of 30Mbps or above, up from 32.5% in Q3 2013. Broken down further, approximately 67.5% of residential subscriptions and 25.4% of business subscriptions exceeded 10Mbps at the end of September 2014, while 47.9% of residential and 13.2% of business connections surpassed 30Mbps. ComReg notes that over the last two years broadband growth has been mainly in the >30Mbps bracket, having increased from 19.9% in Q3 2012 to 43.2% in Q3 2014.
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