Network operator Enet said it is investing €1.5m in expanding its network across Dublin, which will see its fibre network in the capital span about 170km. 

Enet said its network will connect major commercial, retail, industrial zones and Government infrastructure to increase the availability of high-speed, low-cost data connectivity options for telecommunications service providers. 

Enet's Dublin Network also has a presence in and connectivity to 20 third party data centres, offering carriers a range of data centre connectivity solutions, including managed data connectivity services and dark fibre connectivity.

Enet's commercial director Cormac Ryan said that access to high-speed data connectivity services will only become more important for businesses and consumers as society and our economy recovers from the impact of Covid-19. 

"This investment will provide state-of-the-art data transport options for our customers, and ultimately deliver world-class services that support businesses and end-users," he added. 

Enet is headquartered in Limerick and currently works with over 80 different service providers to bring high-quality data connectivity, broadband and wireless to more than one million end users throughout Ireland.