SIRO Drives Competition in the Broadband Market with Nova Partnership
Pictured Left to right Des Corbett, CEO Nova Telecom, Ronan Whelan CCO SIRO and Dave McDonald CTO Nova Telecom
SIRO has welcomed Nova Telecom to its stable of retail partners. Offering 100% Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) 1 Gigabit broadband in Cork, with services going live on October 1st this year and ultimately available to over 65,000 homes and business in the county. The decision to offer FTTP broadband services powered by SIRO supports Nova Telecom’s existing Fixed Wireless Access, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services.
SIRO’s 100% fibre network provides businesses with high-speed always-on connections for data, voice and video. It supports upload speeds of up to 1G, over 50 times the upload speed of traditional copper networks and allows businesses to transfer files and videoconference in high definition across the world. SIRO’s network is brand new and built on the ESB infrastructure allowing businesses to experience industry-leading reliability and service levels.
Welcoming Nova Telecom, SIRO’s Chief Commercial Officer, Ronan Whelan said: “Our partnership with Nova Telecom illustrates how SIRO is driving competition in Ireland’s broadband marketplace. For businesses, SIRO provides best-in-class symmetric, reliable and built on wholly diverse ESB infrastructure. Our ambition is to make Cork the broadband capital of Ireland and this announcement supports this goal. Our Gigabit connectivity will complement Nova Telecom’s existing infrastructure and will give its residential and business customers in Cork internet services that are future proofed it for the next 20 years and beyond.”
Nova Telecom Founder and CTO, Dave McDonald added: “This is a different kind of internet and we are delighted to be offering our customers the choice. It will be great to be able to provide our customers with SIRO powered broadband packages of 1 Gigabit per second, enabling us to deliver the most powerful broadband service available in Ireland. We will be offering fantastic Service Level Agreements to our business customers, giving them the peace of mind that top-notch connectivity with enhanced business-grade support brings. With the quality of service and support Nova Telecom offers our customer base, this product will set us apart from the market.”
Nova Telecom has been providing business internet, voice and data services along with an alternative residential broadband service since 2004. Nova Telecom is trusted by thousands of Irish and multinational business users in both the enterprise and SME sectors.