Irish Isp Test in Smart Company

There was a comprehensive article on broadband in the Irish business & technology magazine Smart Company. While the article itself is extremely detailed and covers many of the issues that Irish consumers of broadband services may face that wasn’t what caught my attention. Slap bang in the middle of the article is a screenshot of […]

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Happy Christmas from all at Blacknight

Christmas is literally a week away today, so it’s opportune to let you all know about our opening hours etc., during the holiday period. Our offices will be closing this Thursday 21st December and will re-open on 2nd January 2007 at 9am. We will be monitoring our support desk during the holiday period, so please […]

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See you in Cork

We’ll be in Cork tomorrow at the IT@Cork conference. It looks like there could be an interesting line up, with a combination of both Irish and international speakers included in the day’s lineup. We’ll also have stand, as we are one of the event’s sponsors, so if you’re down that way feel free to drop […]

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scam letter

Beware – Internet Register Ireland Scam

A number of our clients have reported receiving letters from a German company today called “Internet Register Ireland” which seems to be a trading name of DAD Deutscher Adressdienst GmbH. The letter is nicely presented and includes a business reply envelope (all printed on recycled paper no less!). See below for sample: The issue arises […]

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Fast Loading Sites Sell More

If your website takes more than a couple of seconds to load then you could be losing business. A recent study conducted by Akamai and Jupiter research shows that 4 seconds is the maximum delay that a potential shopper will put up with before going elsewhere. We’ve probably all had this problem where a website […]

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It@Cork Podcast Series

I like us to get involved with interesting projects, so when Tom Raftery asked us if we’d be interested in sponsoring the It@Cork conference this year I was interested. Rather than merely shoving our name on the sponsors’ list we’re actually sponsoring the pre-conference podcast series, where Tom will be speaking to some of the […]

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