How to develop Virgin territory

The telecoms giant hopes to increase its broadband coverage by 20 per cent in the next three years

2nd October, 2016
Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media Picture: Mark OSullivan

Virgin Media Ireland is planning an aggressive expansion of its broadband network, according to its chief executive Tony Hanway.

The telecommunications company wants to increase its broadband coverage in Ireland by 20 per cent, bringing it to 70 per cent national coverage through an investment worth hundreds of millions over the next three years.

Virgin Media is not taking part in the national broadband plan, since it believes it does not make economic sense for it to...

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