VEI – CONNECTING COMMUNITIES
BRINGING WIFI TO RURAL AREAS
AT A GLANCE
- Rural Communities around Ireland including the islands and remote rural areas.
- To support the roll-out of Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) to rural towns and villages in over 300 locations under a programme called, Our Rural Future, a five-year strategy to develop and enhance life in Rural
- Delivered around Ireland in over 300 locations such as community centres and sports clubs.
- These wireless broadband connections are then shared with the wider community.
- VEI Global provides technical expertise on this project for our lead partner.
- Highly Skilled Engineers on site.
- BCP’s will give local people the opportunity to avail themselves of public online services and accessing government services.
- Strong broadband via BCP’s provides the framework for remote working as we exit Covid restrictions and into the future.
INNOVATION AND CONNECTIVITY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
We at VEI Global have been an integral part of some high-profile projects including BCP, the first phase of the National Broadband Plan. We are deploying Wi-Fi for town community centres and public buildings for rural connectivity. VEI Global provides an Expert Services Team to Vodafone Ireland who are trusted by large corporate and public sector organisations, in this instance, the Department of Rural & Community Development and the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications, and National Broadband Ireland.
VEI Global specialise in the delivery of IT and Telecoms solutions including; WiFi, LAN/WAN/SD-WAN, IPT, Contact Centre, UC&C, Circuit Connectivity. Our clients include some of the largest Global Service Providers and Systems Integrators. Our field engineers travel the length and breadth of the country installing BCP’s for communities in the most rural of townlands and villages.
BCP’s are located in some of the most rural communities throughout each local authority area. BCP sites have been prioritised for connection within the first 12 months of the rollout of the National Broadband Plan.
“The National Broadband Plan is one of the most important capital investments in the history of the State.
It will have a transformative effect on those communities that have too often been left behind.”
Eamon Ryan TD – Minister for the Environment, Climate & Communications
“Vodafone is proud today to partner with Government to officially launch Connected Communities – Broadband Connection Points in rural communities across Ireland. We are delighted to announce that the first 50 connection points are now live.”
Anne O’Leary – CEO of Vodafone Ireland
DEFINING THE PROJECT NEEDS
We at VEI Global, are known for our proactive team of Project Managers, Technical Support Staff, our Field Engineers, and Expert Delivery Teams. We are easy to deal with and provide fast turnarounds for technical requests and firmly believe in a partnership model. We work with our IT Integration partners and support them in the design of the project, preparing the scope of work.
SOLUTION DRIVEN FOR MAXIMUM SUCCESS
Wireless Broadband is delivered around Ireland in over 300 locations such as community centres and sports clubs. These wireless broadband connections are then shared in turn with the public on-site. BCP’s are located in some of the most rural communities throughout each local authority area including islands off the coast of Donegal, Mayo, Cork, and Galway. VEI Global provides technical expertise on this project for our lead partner with our highly-skilled engineers on-site.
ABOUT VEI GLOBAL
Who We Are – VEI Global is a market leader in providing innovative technology services and support solutions. We excel in delivering multi-site IT deployment projects across all sectors around the globe. Our focus is on providing the best support service capabilities, all requests are managed 24/7. We can handle any ICT challenges and are experts in networks, logistics, infrastructure and service delivery.
A highly skilled and experienced IT team such as VEI can support businesses with all aspects of IT infrastructure projects, from reviewing your requirements, identifying the right solutions to suit your requirements and budget, right through to deployment and ongoing systems maintenance. This leaves you free to focus on what matters most—your business operations and business growth.