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Virgin Media – WiFi Release

by stephaniehiggins
28 October · 1 min read

O’Callaghan Collection Expects Business Boost With New Virgin Media Business WAN Service

New fiber-optic network to power chain of hotels, enhance guest experience and provide model for tourism industry in Dublin.

Virgin Media Business today announced that O’Callaghan Collection, which comprises the Alex, Davenport, the Green and the Mont Clare in Dublin, have completed the roll out of Virgin Media Business to deliver their connectivity. Virgin Media has delivered a dedicated fibre high capacity wide area network with Internet access and security firewalls to significantly enhance the guest experience.

O’Callaghan Collection sought access to super-fast broadband for their iconic properties property after recognising that fast Internet is expected by today’s traveler and business client – and is now crucial to running a seamless hospitality operation. With this installation, O’Callaghan Collection will transform their customer experience to one of the fastest Internet services, providing guests with speeds of up to 1Gbps. The Hotel Group is the first hospitality property in Dublin to have this level of high-speed Internet.

Eoin Likely, Chief Financial Officer of O’Callaghan Collection said: “Excellent Connectivity is no longer a luxury; our guests expect to find it immediately, whether attending a meeting, in their rooms or enjoying our dining facilities. High speed Wi-Fi is a key priority for all of our guests and we know that this influences a business travellers choice of hotel.”

“Our goal is about bringing about positive change for business,” said Emer Kelly, Direct Sales Team Manager at Virgin Media Business. “We were glad we were able to provide a solution that will help the O’Callaghan Collection significantly improve on current needs and grow its business.”