Magnet to offer ADSL2+ in 1Q06 via ESB network

29 Nov 2005

Irish alternative telco Magnet Networks has signed a ten-year contract with network operator ESB Telecoms for the rights to use the company’s national fibre-optic infrastructure to offer ADSL2+ broadband services to users. Under the agreement ESB will provide connectivity between the cities of Galway, Cork, Limerick, Waterford and Portlaoise to Magnet Networks’ central facility in Dublin. Work has already begun and Magnet Networks will launch super-fast triple-play services to the country’s major urban centres in the first quarter of 2006.

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