On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 04:51:27PM +0000, Gavin Henrick mentioned:
> Yes, and national rollout was funded by government. With Eircom Floated this
> causes a major problem. They have not got the money to make huge infrastructural
> investment, and it should come from the government, who have no intention of it.
> The company and the people it services were shafted in its floating.
Eircom had ADSL technology, training an infrastructure installed by
Alcatel circa 1997. They sat on it four years, before trying to roll it
It had nothing to do with staff, tech or finance. Ask any of the
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