Dundalk has been chosen as a major hub for the new Vodafone and Siro Gigabit Hub initiative.
The joint initiative by Vodafone and Siro, is a joint venture with the ESB and aims to spark a digital transformation in the chosen towns. It will supply a one gigabit broadband connection to qualifying business, technology and start-up hubs.
Local councilor Jennifer Greene took to Facebook to welcome the news.
"I want to welcome the news that Dundalk has been chosen as a hub for the Vodafone / Siro Gigabit Hub initiative.
"What this means is that selected local businesses will receive 2 years free gigabit fibre broadband. We will hear who they are specifically over the next few weeks."
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.