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  1. 1. New Media Technologies CA1 Broadband Internet Services Available to SME’s In Wicklow,Ireland 2011 Geoff Kane
  2. 2. Task 1. Companies Providing Broadband Access in Wicklow Town <ul><li>The following companies provide broadband access in Wicklow </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wicklow Broadband Ltd
  4. 4. Wicklow Broadband Ltd <ul><li>Small SOHO Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Cost for (5Mb- Upload/5Mb Download) is €69.99 (Unlimited Download) </li></ul><ul><li>Contention 15:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Contract 12 Month </li></ul><ul><li>VOIP Charges €15 per month unlimited calls to IRELAND/UK </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wicklow Broadband Ltd – Options, Technical Specifications and Costs
  6. 6. Imagine WiMax
  7. 7. Imagine Wimax <ul><li>Small SOHO Costs </li></ul><ul><li>3Mb Wimax Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>€30 monthly charge </li></ul><ul><li>Contention not available </li></ul><ul><li>VOIP Included </li></ul>
  8. 8. Imagine Wimax Tested Speed recorded at Download Speed 2.7 Mbps Upload Speed 0.23 Mbps
  9. 9. Eircom
  10. 10. Eircom <ul><li>Small SOHO Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband Regular Scheme – Monthly Charge €44.98 </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 8Mb </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited VOIP National Calls under conditions </li></ul>
  11. 11. Eircom <ul><li>eircom Next Generation Broadband BASIC & eircom talktime chatter </li></ul><ul><li>€39.99 per month first 6 months details buy now </li></ul><ul><li>Standard price €46.79* thereafter </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 8Mb broadband </li></ul><ul><li>10GB usage allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited local & national calls off-peak </li></ul><ul><li>eircom Next Generation Broadband REGULAR & eircom talktime chatter </li></ul><ul><li>€44.98 per month first 6 months details buy now </li></ul><ul><li>Standard price €51.78* thereafter </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 8Mb broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited usage allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited local & national calls off-peak </li></ul>
  12. 12. Meteor
  13. 13. Meteor <ul><li>1 Day Pass – 500 Mb - €2.99 </li></ul><ul><li>7 Day Pass – 2Gb - €7.99 </li></ul><ul><li>30 Day Pass – 7.5 Gb - €19.99 </li></ul><ul><li>Dongles can be purchased reconditioned from €9.99 up to €49.99 and can deliver from 7.5Gb up to a notional 14.4 Mb </li></ul>
  14. 14. Identified Best Fit Option <ul><li>Imagine Wimmax </li></ul><ul><li>The Most Cost Effective provider while offering a workable speed of 3Mb to the client and VOIP telephony add On at €15 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Service is available at the speeds offered and service is uninterupted , contention slowness has not been an issue. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Glossary of Terminology <ul><li>Contention Ratio - this is the number of users who are also using the same line or wireless service that you access, for example if you have a contention ration of 10:1 there are ten users using a single line. </li></ul><ul><li>ADSL – Asymmetric digital subscriber line, this is a fixed line accessing the users property </li></ul><ul><li>VOIP – voice over internet protocol, this gives the user the ability to talk over the internet line to another user </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi - The name of a popular wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections. The Wi-Fi Alliance, the organization that owns the Wi-Fi (registered trademark) term specifically defines Wi-Fi as any &quot;wireless local area network (WLAN) products that are based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) 802.11 standards.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband – is a data transmission on a single line with many channels being carried </li></ul>
  16. 16. Bibliography <ul><li>undefined. (n.d.). Broadband. In Webopedia . Retrieved October 28,2011, from http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/broadband.html . </li></ul><ul><li>undefined. (n.d.). Wimax. In Wimax . Retrieved October 28,2011, from http://www.imagine.ie/ . </li></ul><ul><li>undefined. (n.d.). Business Broadband. In Wicklow Broadband . Retrieved October 28,2011, from http://www.wicklowbroadband.com/business-broadband.html . </li></ul><ul><li>* Internet Speed Test was carried out on the Iamagine Wimax plan on http://speedtest.net/ </li></ul>

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