Eircom has confirmed plans to build a new fibre to the home (FTTH) service that will compete with the €450m ESB and Vodafone network that received European Commission approval yesterday. Eircom’s new network will connect to 66 towns across Ireland and will be available at speeds of up to 1,000Mbps.
The European Commission has granted Vodafone and the ESB the go-ahead to build a €450m fully 100pc fibre network in Ireland which will connect over 500,000 premises in 50 towns during its first phase. The ESB and Vodafone joint venture was approved under the EU Merger Regulation. The two companies will now go about formally […]
The European Commission has officially given birth to 5GPPP (5G Public-Private Partnership Association) with the aim of speeding up work around the development of the fifth-generation cellular networks for implementation, from 2020 onwards. The activity follows in the footsteps of 3GPP, the group that is responsible for developing the specifications for the current LTE networks. […]