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Eircom has announced its proposed solution to the Government’s tender to bring high speed broadband to rural Ireland.
Athlone, Mullingar, and Longford are to be included in the first phase of Ireland’s first 100 per cent fibre-to-the-building broadband network, offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps to 500,000 premises in 50 regional towns.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, yesterday launched a joint venture between Vodafone and the ESB that will see one gigabit broadband being delivered to 10 towns around the country including Castlebar and Westport.
The lack of proper broadband infrastructure in the county is delaying new investment and current enterprises from expanding, it was said this week. At the February meeting of the economic development and enterprise support strategic policy committee of Mayo County Council the issue was raised by a number of councillors.
Eighty-four locations across east Galway and Connemara will remain without high speed fibre optic broadband, with no guarantee that services will improve in the sort to medium term.
The towns of Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport, are to benefit from a joint venture agreed this week by Vodafone and the ESB. The venture will see the companies invest €450 million in 50 towns, including the three in Mayo, in building a 100 per cent fibre-to-the-building, broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps, propelling Ireland into the ranks of the world’s fastest broadband countries.
Claremorris project wins Airspeed Telecom and Enet Project of the Year (SME) at 2014 Tech Excellence Awards
AirSpeed Telecom, the leading provider of integrated licensed wireless with fibre telecommunications services to businesses in Ireland, and Enet, Ireland’s open access network operator, won the Project of the Year (SME) category at the 2014 Tech Excellence Awards this week. The award was received in recognition of the establishment of Claremorris in Mayo as Ireland’s first fibre town.
Claremorris moved itself to the top of the technology chain this week when the town was unveiled as Ireland’s first fibre town Enet, Ireland’s open access network operator, is building Ireland’s first fibre town in Claremorris, through a €0.5m investment in broadband infrastructure which sees AirSpeed Telecom offering 250Mbs broadband connectivity to local businesses.
Just a day after Claremorris became Ireland’s first ‘fibre town’ with the launch by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte of a €500,000 investment in broadband infrastructure in the town, which sees the construction of a Fibre to the Business network (FFTB), there was more good news for Claremorris today.
Broadband is considered the number one infrastructure priority for enterprise growth and job creation. According to Forfás, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise and science: “The widespread availability of advanced broadband infrastructure and services is essential to realising future growth potential in existing and emerging sectors. It will also play a key role in supporting the growth of small business and supporting regional development.”