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Gaeltec managing director Joao Felizardo; Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Leo Varadkar; and SIRO chief executive John Keaney

Kilkenny-based utility contracting company Gaeltec is to create 150 new jobs, with 60 of these roles focused on supporting Siro’s €620 million upgrade(...)

National Broadband Ireland is the company set up to manage installing broadband access to 540,000 homes and businesses. It was awarded the State contract in 2019 after Eir and ESB-Vodafone joint venture Siro withdrew from the competition. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Some of the delay with the rollout of broadband across the country is the fault of National Broadband Ireland (NBI), Minister of State at the Departme(...)

Former taoiseach Leo Varadkar and businessman David McCourt sign the National Broadband contract in November 2019 at St Kevin’s National School in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA Wire

The Department of Communications has asked legal firm William Fry and accounting firm EY to examine the claims made in recent media reports in relatio(...)

The term loan provided by Macquarie’s institutional clients will help Siro to refinance existing debt and fund the remainder of the expansion programme. Photograph: iStock

Broadband provider Siro has secured a €125 million debt investment from Macquarie Asset Management to help finance the expansion of its fibre-to-the-h(...)

If you use a lot of streaming services, play games online or have multiple devices connecting to the internet at once,  then fibre broadband can help ensure that your service is consistent

If ever there was a time when we appreciated our internet service providers, the last 18 months or so have been it. The advent of the Covid-19 pandem(...)

CEO of telecoms group Siro, John Keaney. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Broadband provider Siro reported a 53 per cent increase in revenue last year to €23 million as the number of households and businesses using its fibre(...)

Siro chief executive John Keaney says €620m investment will fund next phase of rollout. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Broadband provider Siro has announced a €620 million upgrade and expansion of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network, which will nearly double its reach(...)

Fibrus Networks chairman and founder Conal Henry: ‘Fibrus has shown in Northern Ireland that we can take on the rural network monopoly and win.’

Fibrus Networks, a company founded by Conal Henry, who previously led State-backed telco Enet, is to double its investment programme from a current £3(...)

Vodafone, which has more than 2.3m customers locally, said while its business model is more resilient than many other sectors, it is under pressure. File photograph: The Irish Times

Vodafone Ireland has said it is not immune to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its business as it reported a rise in earnings and a return to(...)

More than 338,000 homes and businesses in 45 towns can now connect to Siro’s network

Pure Telecom has signed a deal worth up to €10 million with BT Ireland to give it access to Siro’s nationwide high-speed broadband network. The move (...)

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