Viatel wins more business after network upgrade

Businesses have higher demand for bandwidth, and it’s driving growth for telcos

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
4th December, 2016
Damien McCann, director of Viatel: ‘We have full visibility of the pipe from end to end’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Telecom firms are under pressure to offer more services to business customers, as companies increasingly use cloud strategies, video conferencing and similar services.

According to Viatel director Damien McCann, an increased demand for bandwidth from business customers is driving growth in the sector.

Viatel, the enterprise telecoms part of Colm Piercy’s Digiweb group, recently completed an upgrade to its network in Cork to enable more services over fibre networks.

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