Irish telephony costs

You know, most folks think we’re pretty expensive as places to get a telephone line go. The thing is, they’re wrong.

Chart showing line rental charges across the EU
Chart showing line rental charges across the EU

Turns out we’re the most expensive. Of any country in the world. Great thing to say about a country where the internet is fairly critical for the economy…

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One thought on “Irish telephony costs

  • Jun 12, 2009 at 1144
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    I wonder why? Could it be anything to do with the steady line of vultures who’ve been flipping the dominant carrier for the last few years, each trying to sweat every last penny from those copper wires? It’s only a matter of time before some Aussie f*cker proposes digging it all up and melting the copper down to make actual pennies.

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