E-net urges Limerick firms to get connected
E-net have launched a direct marketing campaign to urge local businesses to get broadband connectivity via the Metropolitan Area Network.
They are writing to about 350 companies in the Limerick area, who are close to the network, telling them to register via www.e-net.ie so they can then have access to service from the 13 providers who are offering services.
e-net is the Limerick based company which won the tender to manage these networks across the country on
behalf of the State and to act as a wholesaler of broadband in the regions; e-net, based in the LEDP in Roxboro, is headed up by local property developer Michael Tiernan.
The direct marketing campaign will involve enet writing to over 2,500 companies across the country which are located close to a MAN, telling tell them they can get connected up to it by e-net. Follow-up calls will be made to make sure people have received the information and to offer further information if required.
Speaking on the launch of this campaign Michael Tiernan said, "enet is responsible for managing the State's telecoms infrastructure, which mean means we can help regional businesses connect to a whole new world of choice. We are initially urging businesses which are situated close to the network in Limerick to contact us and we will then arrange for their connection. Businesses can then choose their preferred operator and the package that best suits their needs by using our website to get a
quotation from a, list of operators." , He pointed out, that there were huge benefits to companies; who connect to this· new infrastructure. By being connected to a MAN customers are no longer tied to anyone operator, with an open, access infrastructure.
Customers will have the freedom to choose their operator. 1 There are currently 23 MANs under e-net's management and this will be expanded to 120 towns as the Government built infrastructure is rolled out.