News

Dec 11, 2006

e|net and Ice Broadband have entered into an agreement to deliver wireless broadband services in the Midlands and in early 2007 will expand their services across the country.

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Nov 30, 2006

e|net chief executive Conal Henry tells Brian Skelly that, on their own, the MANs cannot solve the regional broadband issue.

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Nov 9, 2006

Azotel, today announced the launch of its first wireless internet service provider – Azotel-BriskNet – based on the joint hosting365, Motorola and Azotel broadband franchise network. Azotel-BriskNet, based in Roscommon, will deliver broadband to...

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Oct 5, 2006

Limerick Chamber of Commerce and e|net today came together to facilitate broadband discussions with local businesses. The aim of the day was to facilitate a deeper understanding amongst local businesses of broadband technologies, issues and...

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Sep 18, 2006

e|net, the company which manages Ireland regional broadband infrastructure, today announced the appointment of a Grainne Naughton as Head of Marketing.

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May 10, 2006

Digiweb Ltd has today announced its intention to provide direct fibre services nationally to Business Customers using the fibre provided by e|net on the MANs.

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Apr 27, 2006

e|net, the Limerick-based company which manages the State’s broadband network, has appointed former Energis managing director Conal Henry to head up the company. He replaces founding CEO Michael Tiernan, who will remain on the company’s board.

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Apr 26, 2006

e|net is delivering fibre to businesses across the country through the Metropolitan Area Networks Programme. This was one of the key messages delivered by Conal Henry, CEO of e|net, speaking at the National Broadband Conference in Galway today.

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Apr 14, 2006

Conal Henry is the new chief executive officer of e|net, the company responsible for managing the 27 towns in the first phase of the Government’s €170m investment in fibre infrastructure.

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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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