Digiweb, Siro agree retail partnership
29 August 2016 | 0
Digiweb is to become the second retail partner of open-access wholesale broadband provider Siro, a joint venture of Vodafone and the ESB.
Digiweb will now launch a number of fibre-based broadband packages for both residential and business customers, with speeds from 150Mb/s to 1Gb/s. The ‘Electric Broadband’ services will initially go live in Dundalk, Letterkenny and Drogheda this year.
“Our partnership with Digiweb illustrates how Siro is driving competition in Ireland’s broadband marketplace. Our network is better than the alternatives as it is powered entirely by light, future-proofing the country’s broadband needs for decades,” said Sean Atkinson, CEO, Siro. “Our ambition is to become the new national telecoms infrastructure. We want to migrate Ireland from legacy copper based networks to 100% fibre-optic networks, this will ensure that people across the country can avail of next generation services and drive the economy forward.”
Declan Campbell, managing director, Digiweb, said: “This is a different kind of Internet and we are delighted to be offering our customers the choice. It will be great to be able to offer our customers Siro powered broadband packages of up to 1Gb/s, enabling us to deliver one of the most powerful broadband services available in Ireland.
“On a number of levels the introduction of this service will differentiate us from most of the competition. With the quality of service and support Digiweb offer our customer base, this product will set us apart from the market. As one of the first broadband retailers to offer services on the Siro network, this is the latest milestone as part of our strategy of delivering the best broadband experience in the country.”