Carrier Grade Groundstation
National Space Centre provides carrier grade teleport facilities from Elfordstown Earthstation, located near Midleton, Co Cork, Ireland. Elfordstown is a strategically situated, purpose built, carrier grade teleport. Originally commissioned in the mid 1980's to carry transatlantic telephone traffic, National Space Centre took over operation of Elfordstown in 2010 and has invested substantially in upgrading
existing equipment and installing new infrastructure. National Space Centre undertakes space and communications related consultancy and Research and Development both for its own purposes and on a contract basis for third parties. National Space Centre is an independent teleport operator, and can partner with any Government, large corporation, or multi-national institution.