eircom Briefs Wexford Chamber on its Fibre Roll-out Plan
Speaking at the meeting with Wexford Chamber on 27th June 2013, Paul Bradley, Director of Corporate Affairs, eircom said “With Chambers Ireland we have a unique opportunity to reach out nationally to highlight the benefits of high speed broadband. We know that superfast broadband is a must for SMEs and we are genuinely committed to offering our business customers in Wexford fast, reliable and competitively priced products. Our eFibre products provide speeds of up to 70Mb per second and on average, customers using our network will see a 6 to 10 time improvement in their current broadband download speeds, transforming their online experience. eFibre is definitely a game changer and our eFibre products offer significant value – starting at €24.79 for businesses”.
eFibre is already available to more than 5,000 homes and businesses in Wexford Town and will launch in Enniscorthy to more than 4,000 premises during July.
By the end of this year, eircom aims to reach more than 600,000 homes and businesses, bringing over 10,000 additional premises online each week. The company is adding more than 15km of fibre every working day to the network. When completed in early 2015, the network will reach 1.2 million homes and businesses across Ireland, representing 60% of all homes and businesses in the country. eircom also aims to increase the speeds on offer up to 100Mb per second within the next year as the technology evolves.
Madeleine Quirke, CEO of Wexford Chamber said, “The scale of this rollout is very impressive. Fibre broadband will be of vital improvement to businesses across the country allowing them to enhance their productivity and access new technology.
For further information on eircom’s eFibre products and services, Business customers should log onto www.eircom.ie/business/efibre or call 1800 303 499