New jobs at 4site: Minister for Communications Denis Naughten with Ian Duggan, CEO of 4site and Mayor Cllr Stephen Keary Picture: Sean Curtin/True Media
LIMERICK has received a fresh jobs boost with 20 new roles being announced for the Raheen business park.
Communications Minister Denis Naughten was in the city this Wednesday to cut the ribbon at design firm 4site’s first ‘Fibre Centre of Excellence’.
The firm has invested €250,000 in its headquarters here, and is seeking 20 new workers in the area of engineering.
4site exists to design, build and maintain network infrastructure for owners and operators of distributed networks across Ireland and Britain.
4site can count a number of blue-chip clients in its stable, including Vodafone, Siro, Cignal, Huawei, Netshare, Three, Ericsson, Nokia and enet.
Its in-house technical teams design, survey, build and maintain communications networks, adapting technology, tools and processes to deliver reliable and future-proofed turnkey services for clients.
The centre of excellence will bring together the expertise of fibre design, survey and planning engineers who will continually innovate how fibre networks are designed and delivered, while also focusing on specialised training for graduate engineers to meet not just the current demands, but future 5G or next generation network developments.
Ian Duggan, the chief executive of 4site said: “Insatiable demand for bandwidth and rapid developments in technology are pushing the limits of existing communications networks. The pressure to roll out advanced networks is huge and we are delighted to provide smart and effective solutions that speed up delivery time for the service providers bringing fibre to homes, businesses and existing wireless networks. Our Fibre Centre of Excellence brings together our skills in fixed and wireless networks and our focus on doing things smarter, as well as ensuring we continue to innovate and develop the tools, thinking and people to deliver for our customers.”