LONDON -- Geo Networks Ltd (Geo), a leading fibre network provider, has today announced the completion of the newest diverse optical fibre ring between the UK and Ireland, providing the most advanced, secure and reliable, high performance network between the two countries.
Built in collaboration with our partners, including ESB Telecoms, Ireland's leading independent telecoms infrastructure and bandwidth solutions provider, Geo’s new East-West Ring will bring the Geo dedicated fibre model to Dublin and the rest of Ireland. Utilising Geo’s substantial UK fibre network and the FibreSpeed network in North Wales, Dublin and London are now connected for the first time in the same way as many other European cities, with a high fibre count, diversely routed cable system.
Demand for high capacity, scalable bandwidth between the UK and Ireland is growing fast and Geo’s new diverse route design is specifically optimised for heavy data users such as data centres, mobile and fixed line carriers, cloud providers and the digital, financial and high tech sectors. With a high fibre count and the shortest routes, customers will benefit from the most modern fibre technologies over two new routes, providing virtually limitless capacity, best in class low latency bandwidth, future-proofed and 100Gbps capable for even the most demanding of requirements.
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