Updated: 15/11/16 : 07:44:30
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Only 25% of households receiving minimum broadband speed

One-in-three people say they may have to move to cities in Ireland get better broadband.

Two new studies have shown that connections in some rural areas are so bad that emails can't be opened.

Website Switcher.ie carried out 27-thousand tests and found that a third of customers were left unable to perform basic online tasks.

The data also suggests that as few as a quarter of households could be receiving speeds of 30Mbps or more, the minimum target set out in the National Broadband Plan/

The slowest broadband area is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin.