Broadband Options available in Waterford

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  • Evelyn Brauders, N00071518, DL242, Year 4, New Media Technology, CA2.
  • Broadband Options available in Waterford

    1. 2. <ul><li>Sole Trader of an arts management company </li></ul><ul><li>Aim: To find a suitable broadband internet service package for the home office </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed home office/business location is: Waterford </li></ul><ul><li>Explore services available and compare these options </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the option which would best suit the business </li></ul>
    2. 3. <ul><li>Presentation will compare services under heading such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Availability-Companies that do provide broadband to this area </li></ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications company </li></ul><ul><li>Medium of communication </li></ul><ul><li>Technical specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Other-Including additional costs and other services included in package </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>Options available: </li></ul><ul><li>3 (NBS and Broadband) </li></ul><ul><li>WiMax </li></ul><ul><li>Eircom </li></ul><ul><li>Perlico </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Broadband Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Talk Talk </li></ul><ul><li>UPC </li></ul><ul><li>Vodafone </li></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>3 NBS (National Broadband Scheme) Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €19.99 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunication Co.: Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wireless (no landline needed) </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. specifications: 25 GB Data allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Free technical support </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.three.ie/nbs/index.htm?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=click&utm_campaign=home-btn </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>3 Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €9.99 per month/Prepay from 50c a day </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 7.2 MBPs download speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Free modem </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.three.ie/products_services/broadband/index.htm?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=click&utm_campaign=home-rightnav </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>WiMax Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €25 per month (‘One Option’) </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: Telephone and broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: WiMax Home Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: Unlimited usage allowance, 256 KB upload speeds, 1 MB download speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Other: €100 equipment fee, No line rental </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.imagine.ie/wimax_broadband.html </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Eircom.net-Next Generation Broadband Regular </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €29.99 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: Broadband and content provider </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 30 GB Usage limit </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Free wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eircom.net/broadband/recommends/?BV_EngineID=null&BV_SessionID=null&cid=BBResults&option1=0&option2=22&option3=21&option4=2&linespeed=&invalid=0&ngb=false </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Perlico-Always On Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €16.99 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: Phone and Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 1 MB download speed, 10 GB download allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Must switch home phone service to Perlico, Free connection, Technical support </li></ul><ul><li>http://perlico.com/broadband/always-on.aspx </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Satellite Broadband Ireland-Residential Bronze Package </li></ul><ul><li>Price/Installation Charge: €479 </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co./Medium: Satellite broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 3.6 MBPs Maximum download speed, 384 Kbits Maximum upload speed, 4GB Monthly allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Other: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.satellitebroadbandireland.ie/products.php </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>TalkTalk Broadband-Talk 1 package </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €49.29 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: Telephone and broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wired or wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 3 MB broadband usage </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Price includes vat, broadband and phone costs, inclusive calls to Talk Talk customers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.talktalk.ie/broadband/broadband_packages.asp </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>UPC Ireland-Fibre Power Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €25 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunications Co.: TV, Phone and Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Fibre Optic broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 10 MB download, 1 MB upload </li></ul><ul><li>Other: €10 connection fee, €7.75 monthly charge if standalone (ie no television connection) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.upc.ie/broadband/ten/ </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>Vodafone-Value Broadband and Talk Offpeak </li></ul><ul><li>Price: €40 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Type of telecommunication Co.: Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>Tech. Specifications: 40 GB usage allowance, 8 MB download speed </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Offpeak call bundle included, Free wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vodafone.ie/df/homebroadband/productdetails.jsp?productid=381054&producttypetab=HOMEPHONEBROANDBAND&categorytab=subcategory_1&perlicoid=115007 </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>3 Broadband is the cheapest-€9.99 a month </li></ul><ul><li>However, Satellite Broadband Ireland is a one time only charge </li></ul><ul><li>Next cheapest is Perlico at €16.99 a month </li></ul><ul><li>3 Broadband, Eircom.net and Vodafone offer a free wireless modem </li></ul><ul><li>UPC and WiMax have additional charges for line rental and equipment </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>3 NBS Plan and Perlico offer free technical support </li></ul><ul><li>WiMax is the only option that has unlimited usage-Vodafone is second with 40 GB </li></ul><ul><li>UPC has the best download speed-at 10 MB </li></ul><ul><li>With Talk Talk and Perlico switching phone companies is necessary </li></ul><ul><li>3 NBS Plan, 3 Broadband and Vodafone broadband are portable and have coverage nationwide </li></ul>
    15. 16. <ul><li>Recommended option : 3 Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>Costs: €9.99 a month or option of prepay (50c a day) </li></ul><ul><li>No additional charges (installation, equipment, standalone fee etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>No wires, broadband box etc. Only a modem </li></ul><ul><li>Portable-can use anywhere, not just the office </li></ul><ul><li>7.2 MBPs download speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Modem is free </li></ul>
    16. 17. <ul><li>3: http://www.three.ie/nbs/index.htm?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=click&utm_campaign=home-btn </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.three.ie/products_services/broadband/index.htm?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=click&utm_campaign=home-rightnav </li></ul><ul><li>WiMax: http://www.imagine.ie/wimax_broadband.html </li></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>Eircom: http://www.eircom.net/broadband/recommends/?BV_EngineID=null&BV_SessionID=null&cid=BBResults&option1=0&option2=22&option3=21&option4=2&linespeed=&invalid=0&ngb=false </li></ul><ul><li>Perlico: http://perlico.com/broadband/always-on.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Broadband Ireland: http://www.satellitebroadbandireland.ie/products.php </li></ul>
    18. 19. <ul><li>Talk Talk: http://www.talktalk.ie/broadband/broadband_packages.asp </li></ul><ul><li>UPC: http://www.upc.ie/broadband/ten/ </li></ul><ul><li>Vodafone: http://www.vodafone.ie/df/homebroadband/productdetails.jsp?productid=381054&producttypetab=HOMEPHONEBROANDBAND&categorytab=subcategory_1&perlicoid=115007 </li></ul><ul><li>All websites: Date Accessed: 14 th January 2011. </li></ul>

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