ESB and English firm make deal on Ireland-UK cable


5 Nov 201052 Views

The Electricity Supply Board and Geo, an English company, have joined forces to oeprate a fibre-optic cable that links Ireland the UK beneath the sea.

The cable will target high-volume customers and is scheduled to go live in 2011. It runs from Clonshaugh in Dublin to Anglesea in Wales.

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The ESB’s fibre network in Ireland will be linked to Geo’s 3,000-kilometre network in the United Kingdom.