Digiweb acquires Tiscali Italy Satellite Broadband Business

Digiweb Ltd. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiscali’s (http://www.tiscali.com) satellite broadband business in Italy for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will be seamless to all of Tiscali’s Satellite Customers and Digiweb will takeover all aspects of support and the ongoing provision of services to new customers with immediate effect. Commenting on the acquisition, Declan Campbell, Operations Manager of Digiweb commented, “We are delighted to extend our broadband reach throughout Italy with this agreement, and look forward to providing our new customers with a world class service from our broadband satellite platforms. This is the first of our aggressive expansions throughout Europe and indeed globally.” Using industry leading satellite technologies and a range of satellite uplink operators, the two-way satellite broadband technology enables Digiweb to provide high speed broadband access throughout all of Europe, including many areas that the national operators do not service, without any reliance on the fixed line telephony infrastructure. In addition to Italy, Digiweb is already servicing business customers throughout Germany, France, United Kingdom and Austria. Digiweb is currently evaluating further similar acquisitions in Europe and indeed Ireland in the Broadband sector, including wireless/satellite operators and software firms who provide services that could be a good strategic fit to Digiweb’s aggressive growth plans.  Growth in Digiweb’s European business have been phenomenal and Digiweb believe that there is a fantastic opportunity to further grow this business division through organic growth and further acquisitions. The news is also good for the Irish economy. Digiweb has the expertise and skills to support its European operations from its headquarters in Dundalk and the company envisages further...

Digiweb Launches “free text” broadband check service and new free offers

* Allows people to send a simple free text to check broadband availability * Digiweb is urging all people who previously tried to get broadband before to try again * New free offer package launched to support this initiative Digiweb Ltd today announced a new completely free service which will allow potential Broadband customers to check their phone lines for DSL suitability. Customers simply need to text the letters “BB” followed by their landline number (including area code) to 50308. Within 30 seconds Customers will receive a text back advising if their line is suitable and what to do next. To tie in with this new free service Digiweb are also offering the following until June 20th 2005 :- FREE Connection FREE Wireless Router FREE 2 months subscription As a special bonus offer for Customers who Select either a 3Mbps or 4Mbps Service we are offering this very special additional Bonus FREE MP3 Player FREE Web hosting FREE Domain name This offer may be extended beyond 20/06/2005. Commenting on the launch, Shane Donohoe, Business Development Manager of Digiweb stated “Digiweb are urging all potential customers who previously failed the line test to now use this free service to check their line again. Digiweb are being extremely aggressive in driving Broadband adoption in Ireland and we hope this new free service and special offers further encourage people to adopt broadband in their homes and businesses” Digiweb DSL Broadband is amongst the lowest priced in Ireland with prices starting at €38.99 per month. Visit www.dsl.digiweb.ie for more or call 1800 28 58...

Digiweb to enter the home & business voice market

* Digiweb to enter the home and SME telephone market in Q3 2005 * No line rental charges & no need for a landline * Free calls for life between Digiweb Customers Digiweb Ltd today announced that it will offer a new alternative telephone service to residential and business wireless customers during the 3rd quarter of 2005. The service will be identical in almost every way to the telephone service used daily in houses and businesses around Ireland except it will have no charge for line rental and all Digiweb customers will be able to call each other for free, day or night. Customers will be given either a standard telephone number , or one of the newly available “076” numbers which provides for Internet based telephone services. The cost of line rental in Ireland is amongst the highest in Europe and is causing many new home owners not to take any form of landline service at all. Digiweb’s new service will be offered on the next generation wireless network (Wireless Local loop) which is currently under development and which in no way depends on eircom’s ageing copper “local loop”. Commenting on the new service, John Quinn, Head of Strategic Development commented “Digiweb is delighted to bring this product to the Irish Market later this year. We will be announcing full details of the service in the coming months. Our product is simple and straightforward, it is exactly the same as the home phone service that people use everyday, without the cost of line rental and with simple and very cost effective charges. We will also offer completely free...