Mullingar Chamber Meets With Eircom To Discuss Member’s Needs For Superfast Broadband.

Paul Bradley, Eircom with Ian Gavin, President of Mullingar Chamber of Commerce in The Annebrook House Hotel.


One of the first official functions of Mullingar Chamber of Commerce new president Ian Gavin was to meet with Paul Bradley, Director of Corporate Affairs, eircom to discuss the company’s provision of superfast broadband to the area.

“The scale of the eircom rollout of superfast fibre broadband is most needed and welcome in Mullingar. Fibre broadband is of vital improvement to businesses across Mullingar and Co. Westmeath allowing them to enhance their productivity and access new technology. Superfast broadband is now crucial to all business in every sector. It opens up the world as a place to do business for our members and it is a crucial factor in becoming more effective and more competitive, which is essential for our members. ”

Chambers Ireland and eircom have come together to hold a series of information meetings for businesses throughout Ireland on the benefits of superfast fibre broadband and the company’s national fibre roll-out plan.

The Mullingar Chamber of Commerce briefing gave eircom the opportunity to provide information on the superfast broadband that will be passed on to Mullingar Chamber members and the wider business community.

“There are already 16,000 premises in Mullingar and Athlone who can already avail of eircom’s superfast broadband.  This superfast broadband is something many of our members are asking for and identifying as crucial, from our sole traders through the SMEs to large scale enterprises. Fibre broadband is something that is now a standard part of business and it would be important that business here have the opportunity to access this service,” said Ian after the meeting.

eircom is adding more than 15km of fibre every working day to the network and operates the largest fibre network in Ireland with more than 800,000 homes and businesses already connected. The telecoms giant expects to have completed its network in 2016, reaching 1.4 million homes and businesses across Ireland.















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