B4OC: Digital Town Awards Winners!

Piltown. Co. Kilkenny was crowned the overall winner by Minister Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail at the...

B4OC Gets Media Coverage

Left out in the National Broadband Plan, two villages in Co Kilkenny decided to set up their own FTTP network led by local volunteers. A small rural...

And We’re Live!

After a week of testing and commissioning Piltown now has it’s own fibre broadband network. Customer connections are underway in Ardclone with...

Connected to the Grid

Good news for the people of Piltown. After months of negotiations and planning Piltown is now connected to the national fibre-optic grid. This will...

Unexpected Delays

As part of being an Internet Service Provider B4OC are dependent on a connection to the national grid, which runs parallel to the railway line south...

Up & Away

The more observant of you may have noticed some shiny new telecom poles appearing around the village. Poles were erected by local contractor Richie...

Full Steam Ahead

In recent months, our contractors and volunteers have been hard at work building our network infrastructure and we are delighted to be making...

Remote Working Survey

CoWorking Feasibility Survey A feasibility study to determine the viability of a co-working facility in Piltown is being conducted by Piltown...

Going Underground

First Steps Finally B4OC is up and running with our first bit of underground ducting installed in Kildalton as part of the new footpath recently...

First Delivery of Poles

Delivery of Materials A big day for Piltown as Broadband 4 Our Community receive delivery of their first load of poles. These 8.5m poles will form...

Funding for Community Broadband

Tomar Trust to Help Fund B4OC Broadband 4 Our Community received a much-needed financial boost from Tomar Trust earlier this year. Thanks to the...

Piltown Levels Up

Learning to Splice Learning how to splice fibre, safely run cable and installing the hardware required for fibre-to-the-home was on the menu last...