Originally Posted by thebman
Eircom would, wouldn't they? Be nice if Comreg at least pretended to be objective and operating in the interest of the state.
Well, what came through, was that they are regulating for urban Ireland only. Eamon O'Cuiv tossed his pen and his mobile phone about in disgust but the Commissioner remained impassive and continued on as before. At no point did he accept that mobile coverage was weak or that it was his responsibility to bring some order to the network topology.
According to him 50% of the country has access to 100Mb/s UPC but there is very little demand for it.
He claimed also that there would be continuing mobile coverage to 90% + under some licences, until 2020 at least, but no one asked any further questions about that, so its not clear which licences he was talking about.
The transcript should be available in a week or so.