Researching BroadbandInternet Services available to      SMEs operating in   Carrickmines, Dublin 18.        Michelle Kava...
Introduction                     Explored in this presentation:      Companies providing broadband access to the internet ...
Important Information    The chosen Sole Trader for this task is an Event     Management Company operating from the Bally...
Map of Chosen Location          4
Broadband Providers in    Carrickmines          5
Mediums of Communication  1. DSL Broadband  2. Cable Broadband  3. Satellite Broadband  4. Wireless Broadband  5. ADSL Bro...
DSL Broadband Defined DSL is short for Digital Subscriber Line The speeds for DSL Broadband in Ireland   varies from 1Mb...
Cable Broadband           Defined Cable Broadband is provided through the   lines in which TV is brought to households. ...
Satellite Broadband Defined   Satellite Broadband is an Internet option for     Businesses and Households which are     l...
Wireless Broadband          Defined Wireless Broadband is rapidly growing for   Business and Household users are Ireland....
ADSL Broadband          Defined ‘ADSL is an abbreviation of asymmetric  digital subscriber line’ – broadband  provided th...
Mobile Broadband          Defined Mobile Broadband is in terms a form of   Wireless Broadband. No wires, no restrictions...
Options available to      Carrickmines1. Imagine          DSL Broadband2. UPC              Cable Broadband3. Eircom       ...
Option 1:        Imagine / WiMaxPlan:      Business Option – Up to 12MbCost:      €55 Per MonthDownload: 12MbUpload:    1M...
Option 2:                   UPCPlan:      Fibre Power Broadband 100MBCost:      €55 Per MonthDownload: 100MBUpload:    7Mb...
Option 3:              EircomPlan:      Eircom Satellite ValueCost:      €44.99 Per MonthDownload: 3.6MbUpload:    2.4MbUs...
Option 4:             DigiwebPlan:      Metro Home – Home OptionCost:      €39.95 Per MonthDownload: 8MbUpload:    1MbUsag...
Option 5:            VodafonePlan:      Ideal BroadbandCost:      €48 Per MonthDownload: 8MbUpload:    512MbUsage:     30G...
Option 6:             3 IrelandPlan:      3 Broadband Pro – Bill PayCost:      €29.99 Per MonthDownload: N/AUpload:    N/A...
Full Range of Costs Involved             Imagine            UPC          Eircom       Digiweb        Vodafone        3 Ire...
Best Suitable Option           *UPC – Fibre Powered Broadband 100MB*Reasons:   Fibro Optic Cable is efficiently fast for ...
                                      Bibliography    Google Images (2011). All title images. Available at: http://www.go...
Additional ResearchAs this project required a lot of research a Prezipresentation was a must for all the extradiagrams, pi...
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  1. 1. Researching BroadbandInternet Services available to SMEs operating in Carrickmines, Dublin 18. Michelle Kavanagh
  2. 2. Introduction Explored in this presentation: Companies providing broadband access to the internet in Carrickmines, D.18 area? Important Information – Location & sole trader. Map of Chosen Location Broadband providers Mediums of Communication – terms defined. Options available to Carrickmines specifically. Technical Specifications of Options available. Full Range of Costs Involved Best Overall option available after comparison 2
  3. 3. Important Information The chosen Sole Trader for this task is an Event Management Company operating from the Ballyogan Estate, Dublin 18. Ballyogan lies central between Leopardstown and Carrickmines in South Dublin. The chosen business will use their broadband for the following:1. Updating Websites (Business & Social Media)2. Uploading & Viewing Photos3. Viewing Online Videos4. Monitoring Emails 3
  4. 4. Map of Chosen Location 4
  5. 5. Broadband Providers in Carrickmines 5
  6. 6. Mediums of Communication 1. DSL Broadband 2. Cable Broadband 3. Satellite Broadband 4. Wireless Broadband 5. ADSL Broadband 6. Mobile Broadband 6
  7. 7. DSL Broadband Defined DSL is short for Digital Subscriber Line The speeds for DSL Broadband in Ireland varies from 1Mb to 24Mb. DSL penetration in Ireland is estimated to be around 17% of the overall market. A lot of the DSL lines in Ireland belong to Eircom, hence many Internet Providers such as; Digiweb, Imagine use and resell these lines to the public. 7
  8. 8. Cable Broadband Defined Cable Broadband is provided through the lines in which TV is brought to households. The advantage of Cable Broadband is a business does not need a phone line. This means overall lower costs due to no line rental fee. UPC is currently the biggest Cable provider in Ireland. 8
  9. 9. Satellite Broadband Defined  Satellite Broadband is an Internet option for Businesses and Households which are located more than 5Km away from ‘activate exchange’.  Most expensive Broadband option available in Ireland.  Provides adequate speeds for the population living in rural areas. Eircom and Satellite Broadband Ireland are the main two providers of Satelitte Broadband. 9
  10. 10. Wireless Broadband Defined Wireless Broadband is rapidly growing for Business and Household users are Ireland. Wireless refers to a wire free computer in the office or house which is ‘linked to a Broadband connection’. Although this option is wire free the connection cannot be sent to a computer without a wireless router. There are various providers; Eircom, Digiweb, Perlico, Imagine…s 10
  11. 11. ADSL Broadband Defined ‘ADSL is an abbreviation of asymmetric digital subscriber line’ – broadband provided through a telephone line. Improves the ability to make phone calls and download data at the same time. Download speeds are much greater than upload speeds. Maximum upload speeds can be as big as 1Mb. 11
  12. 12. Mobile Broadband Defined Mobile Broadband is in terms a form of Wireless Broadband. No wires, no restrictions and can be used anywhere at anytime. Requires USB Modem or commonly referred to as a ‘dongle’. 3 main providers; Vodafone, 3 Ireland and O2. 12
  13. 13. Options available to Carrickmines1. Imagine DSL Broadband2. UPC Cable Broadband3. Eircom Satellite Broadband4. Digiweb Wireless Broadband5. Vodafone ADSL Broadband6. 3 Ireland Mobile Broadband 13
  14. 14. Option 1: Imagine / WiMaxPlan: Business Option – Up to 12MbCost: €55 Per MonthDownload: 12MbUpload: 1MbUsage: UnlimitedTo Note: 12 Months Prescription Require Business options – far better value 14
  15. 15. Option 2: UPCPlan: Fibre Power Broadband 100MBCost: €55 Per MonthDownload: 100MBUpload: 7MbUsage: 500GbTo Note: Usage Limit could affect business Shared between neighbourhood which in turn affects speed – this can be seen in speed tests & customer 15 reviews
  16. 16. Option 3: EircomPlan: Eircom Satellite ValueCost: €44.99 Per MonthDownload: 3.6MbUpload: 2.4MbUsage: UnlimitedTo Note: More so suited for secluded areas Connection fee is outrageous 16
  17. 17. Option 4: DigiwebPlan: Metro Home – Home OptionCost: €39.95 Per MonthDownload: 8MbUpload: 1MbUsage: 60GbTo Note: Only Digiweb option which includes free installation 17
  18. 18. Option 5: VodafonePlan: Ideal BroadbandCost: €48 Per MonthDownload: 8MbUpload: 512MbUsage: 30GbTo Note: PC Backup included in Cost Upload Speed very slow 18
  19. 19. Option 6: 3 IrelandPlan: 3 Broadband Pro – Bill PayCost: €29.99 Per MonthDownload: N/AUpload: N/AUsage: 60Gb total data allowanceTo Note: If you go over the data allowance- out of bundle rate of 5c per Mb Bill Pay better value 19
  20. 20. Full Range of Costs Involved Imagine UPC Eircom Digiweb Vodafone 3 Ireland Plan Up to 12Mb F.P.B 100Mb Eircom Metro Ideal 3 Satellite Home Broadband Broadband Value Pro (Bill Pay) Monthly €55 €55 €44.99 €39.95 €48 €29.99 CostConnection €45 Nil €760 Nil Nil Nil Charge (This Option)Equipment Included Included for Included Included as Included €39 - €99 for Cost new part of 12 modem members month only contract Extra Nil €7.75 Nil Nil Nil Out of Charges (Purchases Bundle without Data Usage add-ons) Extras -Self-install Free wireless Nil Line rental Free Free Included wireless modem free service modem if modem for router purchased Bill Pay - No line Free online. customers rental fee modem 20 €20 off first bill
  21. 21. Best Suitable Option *UPC – Fibre Powered Broadband 100MB*Reasons: Fibro Optic Cable is efficiently fast for small business. Technical specs are excellent; Downstream 100Mb with Upstream 7Mb. High quality represent the cost hence the business are willing to pay the monthly cost. No telephone line required – saves costs and means the business can if they wish run solely from a mobile phone. Up to 15 email addresses, 300Mb of web space and a massive 500Gb of usage available to the business. Does not limit internet activity for the business. UPC dedicated support team available for the business means there will be no time last to technical errors. Finally if needed there are available add on options for Telephone and TV if required by the business. 21
  22. 22.  Bibliography Google Images (2011). All title images. Available at: http://www.google.ie/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Google Maps (2011). Map of Business location. Available at: http://maps.google.ie/maps?hl=en&tab=il [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Broadband in Ireland (2011). All broadband terminology explained. Available at: http://broadbandireland.blogs.ie/category/dsl/ [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Money Supermarket .com (2011). More broadband terminology explained. Available at: http://www.moneysupermarket.com/broadband/wireless/ [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Get Broadband .ie (2011). Broadband available in Carrickmines area. Available at; http://www.getbroadband.ie/broadband_deals.php?County=Dublin%20South&Area=Carrickmines [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Compare Ireland . Ie (2011). Comparing Broadband available in Irelad. Available at: http://www.compareireland.ie/c6-internet-s44- broadband.html [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Eircom (2011). Eircom’s satellite broadband. Available at: http://www.eircom.net/broadband/satellitebroadband/ [Accessed 31st Octber 2011]. Imagine / WiMax (2011). Imagine Broadband Plans. Available at: http://www.imagine.ie/wimax_broadband.html [Accessed 31st October2011]. UPC (2011). UPC Fibre Powered Broadband Plans. Available at: http://www.upc.ie/broadband/ [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Digiweb (2011). Digiweb Wireless Broadband Plans. Available at: http://www.digiweb.ie/home/broadband/metro/index.html [Accessed 31st October 2011]. Vodafone (2011). Vodafone Broadband Plans Only. Available at: http://www.vodafone.ie/df/homebroadband/broadbandonly/?ts=1321215542226 [Accessed 31st October 2011]. 3 Ireland (2011). 3 Ireland Bill Pay and Pay As You Go Broadband Plans. Available at: http://www.three.ie/products_services/broadband/index.html [Accessed 31st October]. 22
  23. 23. Additional ResearchAs this project required a lot of research a Prezipresentation was a must for all the extradiagrams, pictures and information viewed inorder to compile this project. Please click here to view: Prezi Presentation 23

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