Update on faster broadband

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Update on faster broadband

Open eir, the wholesale division of eir, visited Dundalk on Monday morning to update local stakeholders on the availability of high speed broadband in the county. Currently, over 46,000 homes and businesses across 17 communities in the county, can avail of high speed broadband with speeds of up to 100Mb/s as a direct result of open eir’s investment to upgrade its ‘open access’ network. During the year, the number of homes and businesses will rise to over 57,000 as the service is rolled out across an additional three communities.

Open eir has also committed to rolling out fibre to the home (FTTH) technology offering speeds of up to 1,000Mb/s to a further 12 communities in Louth over the next 12 months including; Ardee, Castlebellingham, Carlingford, Drogheda, Dundalk, Dunleer, Hackballscross, Louth village, Omeath, Ravensdale, Riverstown and Termonfeckin.

Open eir is committed to keeping communities informed of progress of its high speed fibre broadband rollout and with that in mind they have been running an on-going engagement programme with over 900 communities both large and small, urban and rural, across the country which are benefiting from the enhanced service.