Digiweb deal with enet enables fibre broadband to an additional 27,000 premises

Digiweb deal with enet enables fibre broadband to an additional 27,000 premises

enet, Ireland’s largest open-access network operator and Digiweb, provider of broadband and telephone services to residential users and small businesses, has announced the signing of an agreement between the two companies. As a result, Digiweb now has access to an additional 27,000 fibre enabled premises in six regional towns – Tralee, Portlaoise, Newbridge, Naas, Castlebar and Carlow Town. This deal follows on from a previous partnership arrangement between enet and SIRO, granting enet access to SIRO’s 100% fibre to the home infrastructure and will drive further competition in the broadband market by giving Digiweb access to extra locations connecting to Gigabit technology. Digiweb’s “Electric Broadband” services will go live in the six towns in 2017, with their launch of a number of fibre optic broadband packages for both residential and business customers. Broadband speeds will range from 150 Megabits per second (Mbps) to one Gigabit per second (Gbps) and will be priced from as little as €45 per month. In total, Digiweb now has access to over 65,000 fibre enabled premises in twelve locations, also including Limerick, Drogheda, Dundalk, Letterkenny, Carrigaline and Dublin West; with further locations anticipated to come on-stream in 2018. Commenting on the announcement, Declan Campbell, Managing Director of Digiweb, said: “Digiweb are pleased to have done this deal with enet and have access to additional SIRO infrastructure because I know our customers will have a better broadband experience. The introduction of our services, via this genuine fibre to the home network, will differentiate us from most of the competition immediately. Digiweb provide 100% nationwide broadband coverage and are committed to bringing real fibre broadband to homes...

Digiweb partners with F-Secure

Irish ISP to offer F-Secure SAFE to home and business customers. Digiweb and F-Secure today announce a partnership that offers online safety and protection to Digiweb’s Broadband customer base.  This new collaboration provides F-Secures Award winning Security Products to Digiweb’s home and small business customers free for six months. Digiweb has partnered with F-Secure to offer its customers protection for the entire family, with parental controls, banking protection, safe browsing along with award winning anti-virus protection being offered free for six months. The F-Secure product will be available to Digiweb’s home and business customers immediately. Declan Campbell, Managing Director, Digiweb commented: “Providing a safer internet experience for families is a theme we’ve been developing over the past few years, this started when we selected a Fibre Broadband route which offers parents the ability to limit their children’s Internet access and is now being backed-up with this F-Secure offering.”   “Internet security now plays a large role in the telecoms industry,” added Allen Scott, managing director at F-Secure UK & Ireland.” Customers are looking to their internet supplier to help keep them safe online. With F-Secure SAFE and Digiweb working together, they can be assured that they can trust the internet.” The key features of F-Secure SAFE are: Parental controls: Enables parents to keep their children safe by allowing them to control what type of online content is accessible. Anti-virus: Files and applications are scanned automatically to prevent infection from trojans, viruses, spyware and malware. Notifications will be received immediately upon detection of malicious threats or applications. Banking protection: Gives added security for online banking, including protection against phishing attempts...

Small Business Drives Our Economy

Digiweb saves local businesses in the region of €20,000 It’s hard to read economic commentary these days without coming to the conclusion that small business is the backbone of our economy. You’ll read that small businesses create jobs, they’re close to their customers whom they don’t exploit, and that without small business, our economy would be a shadow of itself. Yet when it comes to buying telecoms service (Broadband and Landline) most small businesses head over to a large business for these services and in many cases are exploited. They pay over the odds for services they never use. It takes entrepreneurialism, hard work and a little luck to formulate and run a successful business, Digiweb, the Dundalk based Telecoms Provider understands that, so in recent months Digiweb have setup a new small business focus team. The aim of this team is to meet as many businesses as possible, to review and advice on their actual telecoms needs and to reduce the number of small businesses being exploited by larger telecom providers. So far the results have yielded significant savings for many Dundalk business. In the region of 60 businesses have moved their Telecoms services to Digiweb in the past couple of months and it’s estimated these businesses’ will save in the region of a combined €20,000 over 12 months. That’s €330 per business on average per year. Sean McKeown of McKeown Autos on the Coes Road said, “I get two phone lines for the price of one”. Fiona Devenny of Devenny Office Supplies on Crown Street said “Digiweb’s quote estimates I’m going to save 28% on my Telecoms...