Eir and Enet set to share broadband contract

Withdrawal of Siro has cleared the way for the two remaining bidders, Eir and the Enet consortium, to share the contract between them.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
1st October, 2017

Eir and Enet are likely to share the final contract to deliver high speed broadband to 500,000 rural homes, according to industry sources.

The original time frame to have all of the households connected by 2020 has been dropped; some 180,000 households will to have to wait beyond that date.

But the withdrawal of Siro, the joint venture between the ESB and Vodafone, has cleared the way for the two remaining bidders, Eir and the Enet consortium to...

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