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  1. 1. Leah Kilcullen N00080510
  2. 2. Who is looking for broadband? <ul><li>An SME with two employees </li></ul><ul><li>Requires fast and reliable Internet access - used mostly for email, social media website development </li></ul><ul><li>Based in Palmerstown, Dublin 20 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Broadband? <ul><li>According to Answers.com </li></ul><ul><li>“ a high-speed, high-capacity transmission medium that can carry signals from multiple independent network carriers. This is done on a single coaxial or fiber-optic cable by establishing different bandwidth channels. Broadband technology can support a wide range of frequencies. It is used to transmit data, voice and video over long distances simultaneously” </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>DSL - Digital Subscriber Line. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses telephone line without interrupting telephone service </li></ul><ul><li>Speed depends on distance from switching station </li></ul><ul><li>Speed affected by how busy lines are </li></ul><ul><li>Secure service </li></ul><ul><li>Uploads slower than downloads </li></ul>How we receive Broadband…
  5. 5. Fibre Optic <ul><li>Described as “super fast” </li></ul><ul><li>Light and durable </li></ul><ul><li>More expensive than other methods </li></ul><ul><li>Still being developed </li></ul><ul><li>Not available in all areas </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cable <ul><li>Uses cable television infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Popular for home Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Faster than DSL </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective </li></ul>
  7. 7. Satellite <ul><li>Internet feed is beamed from satellite to a dish installed at the subscriber's home </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Slower than other Broadband types </li></ul><ul><li>Can receive from any location on earth, good for rural areas </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Eircom – multi-communications company offering phone, internet and mobile services </li></ul><ul><li>UPC – offers phone, television and internet </li></ul><ul><li>Digiweb – internet, home phone </li></ul><ul><li>Vodafone – mobile internet </li></ul>Who is providing broadband in Palmerstown, according to GetBroadBand.ie?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Value Business Plan 3mb Bundle </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 3mb download speeds, 512kpbs upload </li></ul><ul><li>Always on </li></ul><ul><li>Includes line rental </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited local and national calls included </li></ul><ul><li>Special offer - €45/month for first six months, €52.99 thereafter </li></ul><ul><li>Only available to new customers </li></ul><ul><li>12 month minimum contract </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited downloading </li></ul>Eircom DSL Business Broadband
  10. 10. <ul><li>Up to 25mb download speeds, up to 8mb upload speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Free connection and installation </li></ul><ul><li>Free modem </li></ul><ul><li>12 month contract </li></ul><ul><li>€ 40 a month, excluding VAT </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 100gb of data a month </li></ul>Eircom Business Fibre Optic Broadband
  11. 11. UPC Business Cable Broadband “Professional” <ul><li>Always on </li></ul><ul><li>No usage restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>3mb/2mb speed </li></ul><ul><li>No line rental </li></ul><ul><li>€ 80 installation fee </li></ul><ul><li>€ 59 monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Phone services included, credit card and fax services also available </li></ul><ul><li>12 month minimum contract </li></ul>
  12. 12. UPC Business Cable Broadband “Premium Plus” <ul><li>Always on </li></ul><ul><li>No usage restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>100mb/7mb speed </li></ul><ul><li>No line rental </li></ul><ul><li>€ 80 installation fee </li></ul><ul><li>€ 100 monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 6 voice phone lines </li></ul><ul><li>Phone services included, credit card and fax services also available </li></ul><ul><li>12 month minimum contract </li></ul>
  13. 13. Digiweb Business DSL Advance and Talk <ul><li>Download speed 3mb, upload speed 384kb </li></ul><ul><li>Always on </li></ul><ul><li>Available traffic 70mb </li></ul><ul><li>Phone line included </li></ul><ul><li>No connection fee </li></ul><ul><li>€ 49.95 per month ex. VAT </li></ul><ul><li>Free calls (fair usage policy, up to 1500 minutes) </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Download speed 10mbps, upload 4mbps </li></ul><ul><li>Always on, “super” fast </li></ul><ul><li>Ethernet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum 24 month contract </li></ul><ul><li>Installation fee and equipment €219.95 </li></ul><ul><li>Available traffic 25gb </li></ul>Digiweb Satellite Extra 10 Business Broadband
  15. 15. Vodafone Mobile Wifi <ul><li>Creates mobile hotspot </li></ul><ul><li>Download speed up to 7.2mbps, upload speeds up to 5.76mbps </li></ul><ul><li>10gb usage allowance </li></ul><ul><li>10 metre range </li></ul><ul><li>Can use Micro SD card to store and share files over Wifi </li></ul><ul><li>18 month contract </li></ul><ul><li>€ 19 for hotspot device </li></ul><ul><li>€ 19.90 per month </li></ul>
  16. 16. Which is best for my company? <ul><li>I have chosen the Eircom Business Fibre Optic Broadband for my company for the following reasons </li></ul><ul><li>fibre optic is super fast </li></ul><ul><li>free connection, installation and modem </li></ul><ul><li>contract relatively short term - 12 months </li></ul><ul><li>fast download speeds - up to 25mb </li></ul><ul><li>still being developed - opportunities for better service </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>http:// www.moneyguideireland.com/cheapest-phone-and-broadband-package.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.moneyguideireland.com/mobile-broadband-prices-in-ireland.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.utvinternet.com/broadband/index. aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. ehow .com/list_6145335_ dsl -advantages-disadvantages.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4569915_cable-internet-work.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. ehow .com/how-does_4569915_cable-internet-work.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. ehow .com/list_6326558_advantages-disadvantages-broadband-satellite.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.answers.com/topic/broadband </li></ul><ul><li>http://m. wisegeek .com/m/what-is-satellite-broadband. htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://whatismyipaddress.com/broadband </li></ul><ul><li>http://business.eircom.net/broadband/products/ngb/40/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://business.eircom.net/fibre-broadband/products/fbb25/ </li></ul>Bibliography
  18. 18. Bibliography continued <ul><li>http://business. upc . ie /your_business/small_to_medium_enterprises/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. digiweb . ie /business/products/connectivity/broadband/ dsl /index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. digiweb . ie /business/products/connectivity/broadband/satellite/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// vodafone . ie / df / mobilebroadband /devices/ devicedetails . jsp </li></ul>