Gigabit hubs bring big-city connectivity to the countryside

Siro, the joint venture between Vodafone and ESB (which is investing €450 million in building Ireland’s first fibre-to-the-building broadband network) last week opened Enterprise House in Carlow

1st April, 2018
Sean Atkinson, chief executive of Siro Pic: Julien Behal

Twenty-nine new companies, 80 additional jobs and plenty more to come: Siro’s national Gigabit Hub Initiative is in expansion mode.

Siro, the joint venture between Vodafone and ESB (which is investing €450 million in building Ireland’s first fibre-to-the-building broadband network) last week opened Enterprise House in Carlow, the latest town to be connected with a one-gigabit broadband connection.

For context, when downloading a high-definition film with a 10 megabit connection, the download...

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