Viatel is the largest Irish-owned provider of advanced voice, data connectivity and managed network solutions. They are also Ireland’s largest licensed microwave radio provider, and have expanded their network reach to businesses in Northern Ireland continuing the company’s growth across the island of Ireland.

Celebrating 20 years in business this year, Viatel has been connecting businesses across Ireland with high-speed broadband in Ireland since 1997. Having built up a long standing reputation for delivering enterprise-grade wireless broadband to urban and rural communities in the Republic of Ireland.

Following on from the recent launch of their enterprise Storage as a Service platform, the company has now extended their superfast 1Gbps (1,000Mbps) network to businesses in Northern Ireland, as part of the company’s ongoing strategic investment in network growth across the island of Ireland.

Viatel’s new licensed microwave radio network is based will service all of the key city business parks and the surrounding areas including Lisburn, Lurgan, Dunmurry, Newtownards, Holywood, Newtownabbey. The new microwave service will connect to Viatel’s core fibre network to deliver secure, high-speed, scalable bandwidth from 10Mbps to 1,000Mbps.

Damien McCann, director of sales and marketing at Viatel, commenting on the news said; “Viatel has made a considerable investment in our network to meet the growing demand for superfast secure connectivity across Ireland. This network will deliver true enterprise class fibre like connectivity to the business in the Belfast region”

 “As Ireland’s largest licensed radio provider with nationwide coverage, we intend to expand our network footprint further into Northern Ireland so businesses irrespective of their location, can avail of our enterprise-class 1Gbps wireless broadband which can be deployed as a primary or backup connectivity service”, concluded McCann.

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