News

Dec 14, 2007

The State’s investment in metropolitan area networks (MANs) is having a direct impact insofar as 89pc of new foreign direct investment projects are using them, translating into 3,000 workers using them for connectivity.

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Nov 30, 2007

e|net’s Metropolitan Area Networks can now be viewed on Google Maps for your convenience. Just click on the MAN Maps button on the lefthand menu and choose the MAN map that you want to view, your Google Earth option is there, simple as that!

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Nov 2, 2007

Waterford’s business community can now take advantage of the Next Generation Network (NGN) offered by SMART telecom and supported by e|net and the Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs).

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Oct 21, 2007

One of the biggest problems that the Green Party minister faces in promoting broadband competition is Eircom’s continued dominance, writes Adrian Weckler.

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Oct 21, 2007

If Ireland is to avoid once again becoming the sick man of Europe, then he needs more fibre in his diet.

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Oct 19, 2007

Internet broadband is to be rolled out across the country as a result of a government commitment to increase spending on energy, Communications Minister Eamon Ryan said yesterday.

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Oct 17, 2007

More than 600,000 people in Ireland ranging from students to employees of public sector and multinational organisations are now accessing various telecoms services through the Government’s network of Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs).

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Oct 12, 2007

Eircom’s chief executive has given the clearest indication yet of how he thinks a separation of the telcom’s retail and network divisions could operate.

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Oct 10, 2007

Suggesting free wireless broadband for the masses doesn’t sound like a shrewd business move but Conal Henry, CEO of e|net, believes that this approach applied to town and city centres around the country would help to increase Wi-Fi uptake.

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Oct 9, 2007

e|net, the company which has the contract to operate the Government-funded metropolitan area networks (MANs) in 27 regional towns, has rejected any suggestion that the infrastructure merely replicates Eircom’s or that they are not commercially...

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Oct 7, 2007

IRISH-American bank robber Willie Sutton became a folk hero not because he was particularly good at getting away with robbing banks (he was actually better at jailbreaks). It was his perverse wit. Why did he rob banks? “Because that’s where the...

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Oct 7, 2007

Faster broadband speeds and next generation networks are all the talk, along with market consolidation, writes Ian Campbell.

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Sep 20, 2007

Wednesday October 3rd will see Revenue Online Services taking to Carlow’s streets, and availing of Carlow’s WiFi network, to show ordinary taxpayers how to file their taxes online.

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Sep 13, 2007

Conal Henry, CEO of e|net, commented, “I am delighted to announce these new appointments. At e|net we are dedicated to delivering the best service to our customers and to fully exploit the benefits of the MANs throughout the country."

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Jun 27, 2007

euNetworks and e|net today announced that e|net has joined ‘euro-one’ – a newly launched collaboration of Europe’s leading fiber optic network providers to deliver infrastructure and next generation networking solutions connecting Central, Eastern...

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May 3, 2007

Strencom, the business IP services provider, today, announced the launch of a 10MB broadband service designed specifically for technology dependent SMEs. The service is being initially piloted in Cork.

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May 2, 2007

e|net welcomed the details of the new National Broadband Scheme (NBS), saying that Ireland’s 27 Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) can play a important role in the NBS roll-out.

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Apr 25, 2007

e|net and Carlow County Council today launched Ireland’s first open access wifi network. The first of its kind in Ireland, the network is being delivered almost three years ahead of Dublin’s proposed wifi network and covers 50% of the businesses...

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Mar 30, 2007

e|net welcomes the EU Commissions clear analysis of the Metropolitan Area Network (MANs) Broadband Programme which is contained in its new 12th Implementation Report.

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Mar 12, 2007

Cable & Wireless today announced the launch of its high-speed global IP network for businesses across Ireland. It has rolled out its world-class communications infrastructure to twenty seven towns and cities via the e-net’s fibre optic...

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Feb 13, 2007

The State’s €200 million broadband network is set to generate about €6 million in revenues by the end of its current financial year.

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Feb 11, 2007

e|net, the company that operates the state’s Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), is aiming to double turnover this year and is on track to reach profitability by the end of 2008 according to chief executive Conal Henry.

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Jan 23, 2007

e|net welcomes the Government’s commitment of €435m to the Metropolitan Area Network (MANs) Programme contained in the new National Development Plan. The investment will put the MAN infrastructure at the heart of Ireland’s Next Generation...

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