e|net Welcomes The Results Of Cork Chamber MAN Survey

Press release
13th Nov 2009

e|net, the company which manages the State’s regional fibre networks, has welcomed the publication of the Cork Chamber’s Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) survey results which underlines the fact that the Cork MAN is supporting existing and new business in the region by providing high speed broadband and reducing bandwidth costs.

Michael O’Connor, Chairman of the Chamber’s Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) Committee said, “The success of the Cork MAN has been confirmed by a survey recently carried out by Cork Chamber in which 88% of companies said that the MANs have had a significant benefit for them, with 9 out of 10 MAN users saying it has lowered their costs.”

Conal Henry, CEO of e|net commented, “e|net is heartened by the findings of the Cork Chamber survey as it concurs with our experience that the existence of a MAN has a major impact on boosting the range, quality and value of communications solutions for homes and businesses in the area.”

Cork Chamber is the leading business organisation for the promotion, development and expansion of economic and commercial activity in the Cork Region.