‘Smart’ network potential to create thousands of jobs


15 Jul 201064 Views

Details of a technology for high-speed communications called the smart network, with the potential to create thousands of jobs, are to be revealed by Communications Minister Eamon Ryan this morning.

A single infrastructure for all digital communications would make up the smart network, which involves Irish and multinational IT and entertainment firms in its testing and rollout.

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Eighty jobs will result from the first phase of the network, with thousands of others being created as the network rolls out across Ireland.