Liberty Global: Virgin Media Ireland Announces Wholesale Deal with VodafoneVirgin Media Ireland and Vodafone Ireland have today entered into a wholesale network access agreement, which will see Vodafone offer…

Virgin Media Ireland and Vodafone Ireland have today entered into a wholesale network access agreement, which will see Vodafone offer its customers fixed line broadband services using Virgin’s super-fast fiber broadband network Media.

Thanks to this new wholesale network access agreement between the companies, Vodafone customers will now have more choice and can benefit from Virgin Media’s expanding fiber network which runs through 1 million premises across Ireland, offering broadband speeds of 1 Gbps (gigabits per second).

Virgin Media is currently advancing a €200 million project to upgrade its network over the next three years, which will enable it to support speeds of up to 10 Gbps. It has already upgraded over 150,000 premises to fiber on the Virgin network.

Tony Hanway, Managing Director of Virgin Media Ireland, said: “We are very pleased to provide network access opportunities for other operators for the first time and welcome Vodafone as our first wholesale network partner. All systems are working as we continue to expand our network nationwide and bring ultra-fast fiber optic connectivity to over 240,000 homes by the end of 2022 and over 1 million homes by the end of 2022. ‘by 2025. Our entry into the wholesale market will support more competition while improving service delivery for consumers, businesses and communities across Ireland. »

Amanda Nelson, CEO of Vodafone Ireland said“As Ireland’s largest fibre-to-the-home provider and the fastest growing broadband provider over the last 12 months, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to deliver the best products and solutions to our customers.Our new broadband partnership with Virgin Media means that Vodafone customers will be able to take advantage of their Fiber to the Premise network, while continuing to switch to fiber across the country.

“Having recently celebrated 21 years in Ireland, we look forward to supporting our customers and businesses across the country for the long term, ensuring balanced regional development and a resilient and strengthened economy. Partnerships such as this demonstrate our continued focus on our significant network investment strategy, as we seek to continually upgrade and refresh our capabilities in Ireland.”


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