Viatel upgrade dark fiber network in Cork, Ireland

Viatel says it will invest €1 million investment to upgrade its dark fiber footprint in Cork, Ireland. The upgrade will enable Viatel to offer optical transmission rates of up to 10 Gbps to business and data center customers in the area.

Viatel says it will invest €1 million investment to upgrade its dark fiber footprint in Cork, Ireland. The upgrade will enable Viatel to offer optical transmission rates of up to10 Gbps to business and data center customers in the area.

The service provider says that it already has customers for the new fiber-optic network capabilities, which should become available at the end of January 2017.

Meanwhile, Viatel says it also has multi-million euro plans to boost connectivity between Cork and London. A new MPLS network will offer transmission speeds between the two locations of up to 100 Gbps.

"The demand for enterprise-class connectivity is growing rapidly as many multinationals are setting up in Cork," says Damien McCann, director of sales and marketing at Viatel. "Having our own infrastructure and our engineers supporting our network allows us to deliver our services faster. We are constantly investing in our regional network so as to improve internet access and capacity for customers in Cork."

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