Ireland’s Eircom will expand its fiber optic networks in the County of Tipperary. Eircom’s subscribers will have access to broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps delivered over the service provider’s FTTH network. Eircom plans to invest in 21 new locations in Tipperary.
Fiber to the home (FTTH) technology will be deployed in 21 new locations. Those locations include Aherlow, Ballymackey, Ballingarry, Boherlahan, Ballyporeen, Coolbawn, Carrig, Cloughjordan, Golden, Goolds Cross, Gortnagowna, Moyne, Mullennaglough, Puckane, Portroe, Rosegreen, Rossoulty, Silvermines, Templederry, Toomevara and Templetuohy.
Eircom will deploy FTTH networks to deliver high speed broadband services. The service would be provided over its fiber optic cable networks of more than 1,587 kilometers. Eircom will expand its fiber footprint byl investing 400 million euros in fiber optic network over the next five years.
Tipperary is a town and a civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland. Tipperary has a population of around 4,500. It is also an ecclesiastical parish in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, and is in the historical barony of Clanwilliam. The town gave its name to County Tipperary.
Eircom announced plans to significantly expand access to high speed fiber broadband in rural Ireland by extending its fiber 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.
Eircom’s investments reduce the intervention footprint under the Government’s National Broadband Plan, thereby reducing the burden for the taxpayer. Eircom’s investments also helps making high speed broadband available to as many people as possible in Ireland.