Irish altnet Imagine Communications Group yesterday announced ambitious plans to roll out a national 4G mobile WiMAX network in the Republic, in partnership with US-based equipment manufacturer Motorola. Imagine’s WiMAX service is already live, with phase one of the deployment covering 250,000 homes in Dublin, with Wexford, Sligo, Tralee and Athlone due to be completed by mid-November. The telco initially plans to invest EUR100 million (USD148.8 million) to upgrade its existing national infrastructure to WiMAX. The new platform, which will cover high- and low-density population areas, enables Imagine to offer a range of new broadband services to homes and businesses across the country. In addition, the company says it hopes to be able to cut its existing price plans by up to 50%.
Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.
Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to email@example.com.
Browse Past Issues
Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.
Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.
CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:
- International carriers
- Wholesale service providers
- Equipment and software vendors
- Telecom investors