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Monday 19 February 2018

Imagine says its wireless broadband faster than many fibre providers

Tests of Wexford broadband speeds ranks 'wireless' provider Imagine as delivering faster speeds than many 'fibre' providers.

Imagine said the ranking of broadband speeds in County Wexford released by independent measurement expert, Ookla Speedtest 'demonstrate the fundamental importance of wireless internet connectivity to counties like Wexford'.

According to the tests rural provider Imagine ranks higher than eir, Vodafone and Sky.

The Ookla Speedtest results 2016 measured the speed performance of all internet service providers (ISP) servicing the Irish market. The results were calculated by measuring and aggregating the performance of ISPs as reported by users, with the top five providers ranked and named (see link to results and methodology in note for information below). Imagine LTE (Imagine) was placed second in Ireland for the 2016 speedtest, behind Virgin Media, but ahead of eir, Vodafone and Sky. Imagine said it has rolled-out its wireless offering across Wexford, delivering broadband speeds faster than fibre in broadband blackspots. Using the latest wireless technology, Imagine says it has connected homes and businesses across the county. The company plans to add an additional customers in Wexford as part of a 2017 and 2018 investment programme. Brian O'Donohoe, Commercial Director at Imagine said: 'The results of the Ookla Speedtest for 2016 show that Imagine is the leading provider of high quality broadband. Our wireless solution is delivering a higher speed service across Wexford than many city dwellers are getting. Visit www.imagine.ie.

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