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Apr 12, 2006

The chief executive of Magnet’s new business division Donal Hanrahan has defended the Government’s metropolitan area network (MAN) strategy, saying many telcos would not be able to serve Ireland’s regions without it. He added Magnet is in the...

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Apr 2, 2006

Just a few weeks ago, this column predicted that it wouldn’t be surprising if some new owner decided to sell Eircom back to the government at a price.

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Mar 23, 2006

Six additional Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) in six north-eastern towns went live yesterday. The Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Noel Dempsey TD also launched a new Group Broadband Scheme in south Monaghan.

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Mar 10, 2006

The EU’s decision to authorise the next phase of the Government’s €170m Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) programme to deploy fibre optic rings around 90 more Irish towns has received mixed reactions and questions over the tangible benefits MANs...

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Jan 12, 2006

Cork-based internet service provider Strencom has signed a deal worth €500k with e|net, the company responsible for managing the Government’s €70m network of metropolitan area networks (MANs), to enable site-to-site gigabit connectivity for its...

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Nov 24, 2005

The firm responsible for managing the State’s regional fibre networks and metropolitan area networks (MANs) has launched a campaign whereby it will write to 3,000 businesses across Ireland that are located close to the MANs and encourage them...

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Sep 28, 2005

e|net, the company which manages the State’s regional fibre networks, is delighted to announce today that it has signed deals with ESB Telecoms and BT Ireland, to create a new national, open access broadband infrastructure. The agreement links...

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Aug 10, 2005

The EU’s decision to authorise the next phase of the Government’s €170m Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) programme to deploy fibre optic rings around 90 more Irish towns has received mixed reactions and questions over the tangible benefits MANs...

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