Level 3 Extends Network Reach Into Regional Ireland

Press release
07th Jul 2010

e|net has announced that Level 3 Communications, Inc. a leading international provider of fibre-based communications services, have extended their network into regional Ireland via the MANs.

Level 3 recently provided a 50 Mbs direct fibre optic connection to Letterkenny based company, Pramerica, as part of an overall network solution which provides connectivity from the U.S. to the Irish facility.

James Heard, president European Markets at Level 3 said, “The Pramerica connection highlights Level 3’s capability to offer and support world class telecommunications solutions in regional Ireland via the Metropolitan Area Networks and further illustrates our commitment to deepening and expanding our presence in Ireland. ”.

Conal Henry, CEO of e|net commented, “By utilising the MANs, Level 3 now have the ability to offer next generation telecoms services in regional Ireland and for our part, e|net will do everything we can to support them in their ongoing efforts to roll out advanced telecoms solutions to businesses all over Ireland”.

Speaking specifically about the Pramerica connection, Henry stated, “One of e|net’s major objectives is to dramatically reduce the digital divide. This connection underscores the range, quality and value of telecoms services that are now available in MAN-enabled towns. Simply put, Pramerica will be benefiting from the best available technology that knowledge based businesses now require”.