SIRO, the broadband network operator, has today launched its’ 100% fibre broadband network in Ballina.
It will see the company bring connectivity to more than 3,500 premises in the town, with a €4 million investment in the essential infrastructure.
Ballina Cathaoirleach Mark Duffy launched SIRO’s announcement at an event in The Great National Hotel Ballina this morning.
SIRO is a joint venture broadband company between ESB and Vodafone.
Across the region, SIRO has already connected tens of thousands of homes and businesses to its network in Castlebar, Westport, Galway, and Sligo.
Consumers and businesses in Ballina will be able to order SIRO’s broadband from September (2022), with network roll out to complete by the end of this year.
The first areas in Ballina that can avail of up to 2 Gigabits per second broadband include: Cluain Na Rí, The Spires, Robin Hill, Church Manor, Healy Terrace, Oakwood Drive and Brae View.
SIRO as an open access wholesaler, partners with 19 broadband retailers across Ireland, to ensure that customers and businesses enjoy greater choice and competition.
Retailers available in Ballina will be: Digiweb, Sky, Vodafone, Fastcom, PureTelecom, Westnet, and Viatel.
Amanda Glancy is Director of Corporate Affairs with Siro and she has been telling Midwest News Editor Teresa O'Malley about the value of the new service to Ballina..