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FTTH programme officially launched

Open eir today officially launched its Fibre to the Home (FTTH) programme.

An initial 24,000 premises in 15 regional communities including Letterkenny, Cavan and Kilkenny are now able to order superfast fibre broadband at speeds of 1Gb/s.


NGN Ethernet: Multi Quotations via the UG

open eir is pleased to announce that from May 2015 operators will be able to perform multiple quotations at once via a single UG QDC (Quotation for Data Circuit) order type.

This will give Operators the ability to see up to five (5) different quotations for 5 different bandwidths or up to five (5) different quotations for 5 different CoS (Class of Service) types; all via a single QDC order. A slide pack, explaining the new functionality, is available on request from your account manager.


NGA rollout extended to 1.9M premises

Additional 300,000 Rural Homes and Businesses to get Broadband Speeds of up to 1 Gb/s

open eir today announced plans to significantly expand access to high speed fibre broadband in rural Ireland by extending its fibre footprint from 1.6 million homes and businesses to 1.9 million premises throughout the country. The additional 300,000 homes and businesses are spread across 1,070 communities in all 26 counties, and include 300 communities not currently served with high speed broadband. Speeds of up to 1Gb/s will be available through the use of ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. This expanded footprint means open eir will invest €400m in fibre over the next five years.


open eir Launches NBP solution

Launches “Fibre to the Home” Solution for National Broadband Plan.

Belcarra, Mayo, Monday 11th May 2015: open eir, Ireland’s largest telecommunications provider, today launched its proposed solution to the upcoming National Broadband Plan to bring best in class high-speed broadband to rural Ireland, that will use more than 90,000km of fibre optic cable.


FTTH Pricing

open eir publishes FTTH pricing

open eir has today published its enhanced FTTH product portfolio. In addition to the existing 150Mb/s product, two new variants of 300Mb/s and 1Gb/s have been added.


National Broadband Plan

open eir’s response to National Broadband Plan.

open eir welcomes today’s announcement from the Government that clearly defines the areas of proposed intervention to deliver broadband to the most rural parts of the country.

The publication of the maps by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR) is an important next step in the  National Broadband Implementation Plan (NBIP) and we fully support the Government in moving quickly to complete this project as soon as is feasible.


open eir to Offer Gigabit Broadband Speeds

Fibre to the Home to Reach Every County in Ireland.

open eir Group today announced that it will significantly increase broadband speeds currently available on its fibre broadband network by offering one gigabit (1,000 megabits per second) connectivity in 66 communities across the country. These superfast speeds will be underpinned by ‘end to end’ fibre connections through the use of fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. Customer connections will be provided as demand for this connectivity emerges.


1M premises now passed by NGA network

open eir has announced that it has reached a critical milestone in the rollout of Ireland’s largest fibre network by passing the one millionth premises with high speed broadband. Alex White, T.D., Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources was in attendance at an event in Cahersiveen (home of the one millionth premises’ customer) along with open eir’s Chairman, Padraig McManus; Group CEO, Herb Hribar and Carolan Lennon, Managing Director of open eir along with other local representative, businesses and residents. They were accompanied by local business man Alan Landers, owner of ‘San Antoine’ a B&B in the town, which was the one millionth premises passed.


open eir passes 100,000 Fibre milestone

open eir Group Now Operates the Largest Fibre Network in Ireland

Connects Its 100,000th Fibre Customer


Currently has 15 operators using its network to deliver high speed broadband


NGA Fibre Network speeds to reach 100Mbps

(Issued 25th September, 2013) open eir today confirmed that it will a deploy cutting edge broadband technology called vectoring on its fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) network that will deliver broadband speeds of up to 100Mb.



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