enet Announce 50 New Jobs & €25 Million Investment In Broadband Network

Press release
23rd May 2011


enet has announced a €25 million, 10 year investment programme in broadband infrastructure which will see 20 new jobs for Limerick and a further 30 construction jobs nationwide during the rollout of the network. This announcement was made at the official opening of enet’s new corporate headquarters in Plassey, Limerick by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D.

Marking the occasion, Minister Noonan said, “I am pleased to be present at the announcement of enet’s broadband infrastructure investment programme, which will create 50 jobs throughout Ireland.  I especially welcome the 20 new jobs that will be created in Limerick.  The fibre-optic Metropolitan Area Networks will be important in supporting the development of enterprises throughout the country.”

Mr. Conal Henry, enet CEO said, “enet is playing a critical role in the delivery of world class broadband to regional Ireland.  The MAN programme is supporting Government policy, in particular by facilitating Foreign Direct Investment across the regions. Today’s announcement of new investment, new jobs and new premises shows that enet continues to be a good news story for Limerick and the Mid-West. This announcement,” he added, “further underlines the central position enet has taken in next generation telecommunications.”

enet provides telecommunications products and services to authorised operators on a wholesale basis and counts household names like UPC, Vodafone, BT and Imagine among its clients.