Enet signs €6m+ deal with Total Splicing Solutions (TSS) to facilitate fibre network expansion in multiple locations nationwide
Enet, Ireland’s largest open access telecoms network provider, has today announced a significant new €6m deal with Total Splicing Solutions (TSS), an experienced provider of professional fibre optic services and resources to major telecommunication and network implementation companies.
The three year contract will involve TSS working with Enet to roll out their recently announced €50m+ expansion in fibre networks in multiple locations around Ireland. The expansion will see Enet’s fibre network connect major commercial, retail and industrial zones to increase the availability of high-capacity data transport for data centre connectivity, mobile data traffic and mission critical business traffic. The move will allow network operators and more business premises across the country to directly connect to Enet’s comprehensive telecommunications network. The work conducted by TSS on behalf of Enet will involve subduct, cabling and splicing to enable service delivery and for infrastructure build contracts.
Peter McCarthy, Group CEO of Speed Fibre Group, the home of Enet, says: “We’ve had a long and very successful relationship with TSS and we’re delighted to announce this significant new agreement. The work we will engage in together will help supporting thousands of businesses and consumers across the country with the network capacity they need to grow and prosper. By further enabling our world-class telecommunications networks, this work will also really cement Ireland’s position as an ideal location for businesses to operate in.”
Ian Coughlan, Managing Director of Total Splicing Solutions (TSS), says: “Our company is extremely pleased to consolidate its relationship with Enet, thereby continuing to develop a relationship which is now over 18 years in existence. Our expertise affords the client access to one of the most sophisticated teams of network technology professionals who are at the cutting edge in terms of technical knowledge and real-world implementation experience.”
Enet, which is part of the Speed Fibre Group, operates the largest alternative wholesale telecoms network in Ireland, which comprises of over 5,600 Km of fibre infrastructure, including the Irish State’s Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), proprietary metro networks, a unique dark fibre backhaul infrastructure, as well as one of the largest licensed wireless networks in the country.
Taken together, Enet’s infrastructure creates a fully integrated nationwide telecommunications network that is truly open access in nature, enabling retail service providers and network operators to deliver world class data connectivity services to their customers throughout Ireland and enabling them to connect internationally.
Enet also offers carriers a wide and innovative range of world-class fibre and wireless wholesale products and services, ranging from Managed Connectivity, Infrastructure Access, Direct Internet Access and white label broadband.
Total Splicing Solutions (TSS), founded in 1999, offers turnkey support in the deployment of high-performance voice, data and Internet protocol (IP) networks throughout Ireland and Europe. The company works closely with many of the leading telecommunications network providers in Ireland to deliver new innovations in installation techniques and processes. TSS also partners with cable manufacturers as well as fibre optic equipment providers to develop new products and trial new fibre optic testing equipment.
For further details, please contact:
01 522 5200 / 087 2487120
About Speed Fibre Group:
Enet is a part of Speed Fibre Group, the home of telecommunication businesses Enet and Magnet+, and is an Irish investment vehicle focused on telecoms infrastructure as well as communications service provision.
Speed Fibre Group entities have a combined annual turnover which now approaching €80M, with more than 200 staff and over 11,000 customers. Offices are located in Limerick and Dublin. In addition, it boasts over one million people benefiting from wholesale networks – including mobile phone users, students, residential broadband users, public sector workers and staff in multinational organisations.
Speed Fibre Group is owned by the Irish Infrastructure Fund (IIF) which manages capital for more than 20 institutional investors, the majority of which are Irish pension funds, trusts, and investment managers. The IIF has numerous 100% or majority investments across the telecom, tourism and healthcare sectors in Ireland.