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Sky Ireland partners SIRO for consumer fibre broadband services

Published 20 Nov 2017 10:49 CET | Ireland

Irish open-access wholesale broadband provider SIRO, a JV between Vodafone and energy company ESB, has announced a partnership with Sky Ireland to deliver high-speed fibre ...

Enet invests EUR 500,000 in Newbridge fibre network

Published 17 Nov 2017 11:16 CET | Ireland

Irish open access networks provider Enet is investing EUR 500,000 to build a new metro fibre network in Newbridge, County Kildare.  Construction work will be completed in the ...

Amazon secures UK, Ireland TV rights for US Open - report

Published 15 Nov 2017 22:27 CET | Ireland, United Kingdom

Amazon is understood to have secured the UK and Ireland TV rights for the US Open tennis tournament, reports The Guardian. It is understood to have agreed to pay around USD ...

BT Ireland wins Tesco Mobile managed voice services contract

Published 14 Nov 2017 11:30 CET | Ireland

Tesco Mobile Ireland has extended its contract with BT Ireland to provide international calls or 'voice termination' to their customers in Ireland for an additional two ...

ComReg consults on emergency call handling fees

Published 13 Nov 2017 11:03 CET | Ireland

Irish regulator ComReg has opened a consultation on proposals to reduce the Call Handling Fee for emergency call answering services. The consultation closes on 05 December. ...

Virgin Media Ireland to increase prices

Published 08 Nov 2017 10:38 CET | Ireland

Virgin Media Ireland is increasing prices, the comparison site Switcher.ie confirmed. Customers will be informed in the coming weeks. ...

Eir replaces nearly 20,000 modems after security problems

Published 07 Nov 2017 09:44 CET | Ireland

Irish operator Eir had to replace almost 20,000 customer modems following an investigation by the Data Protection Commissioner into security concerns, the Irish Times ...

Apple defends tax record after Paradise Papers expose use of offshores

Published 07 Nov 2017 08:47 CET | Ireland, United States, World

Apple has denied any wrongdoing after being cited in the so-called 'Paradise Papers' over the use of offshore territories to evade tax. The company was accused of reducing ...

Irish PM says Apple data centre project remains uncertain

Published 06 Nov 2017 11:22 CET | Ireland

The future of a proposed USD 1 billion Apple data centre in Ireland is uncertain after Apple CEO Tim Cook failed to commit to the project in a meeting with Irish Prime ...

Xilinx invests USD 40 million to expand Irish operations

Published 06 Nov 2017 10:56 CET | Ireland

Xilinx, provider of all programmable semiconductor products, has announced a USD 40 million investment to expand R&D and engineering operations at its EMEA headquarters in ...

Twilio to expand EMEA headquarters in Dublin

Published 03 Nov 2017 11:57 CET | Ireland

Cloud communications company Twilio plans to expand its existing EMEA headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. It expects to employ 100 workers in engineering, security, support, ...

Eir boosts EBITDA, lowers operating costs in Q1

Published 03 Nov 2017 11:41 CET | Ireland

Irish telecoms group eir has reported results for the first quarter to 30 September. Financial performance was in line with expectations, with continued growth in broadband, ...

Facebook could create up to 800 new jobs in Ireland

Published 03 Nov 2017 10:48 CET | Ireland

Facebook plans to add hundreds of workers in Ireland in 2018, reports the Irish Times. The company currently has 2,200 employees in Ireland, with sources indicating that it ...

Half of Irish adults would move house for better broadband - survey

Published 02 Nov 2017 11:12 CET | Ireland

Half of Irish adults (50%) with poor broadband speeds in their area would consider moving for a better and faster service, according to the results of a new survey by ...

Virgin Media registers 92,000 RGU net additions in Q3

Published 02 Nov 2017 10:36 CET | Ireland, United Kingdom

Virgin Media has reported preliminary results for Q3 2017, delivering 14.4 million broadband, video and fixed-line services to 5.9 million cable customers, and mobile voice ...

ComReg consults on voice call termination markets

Published 31 Oct 2017 11:49 CET | Ireland

Irish regulator ComReg has published a consultation on draft proposals to regulate the Fixed Voice Call Termination (FVCT) and Mobile Voice Call Termination (MVCT) markets. ...

Sky Store adds more Buy & Keep film options

Published 31 Oct 2017 11:35 CET | Ireland, United Kingdom

Pay-TV company Sky is rolling out more ways for Sky Store customers in the UK and Ireland to Buy & Keep the latest blockbusters straight from the cinema. They will now the ...

Over half of Irish firms expect cyber attack by year-end

Published 26 Oct 2017 21:19 CET | Ireland

A survey conducted by eir Business found that over half of Irish companies expect a cyber attack on their operations by end-2017, reports the Irish Independent. Over one ...

Vodafone launches Dublin Docklands NB-IoT network

Published 25 Oct 2017 22:07 CET | Ireland

Vodafone Ireland and Dublin City Council have partnered to launch a NB-IoT network in the city's Docklands Smart District, part of the wider Smart Dublin initiative. A new ...

PacketFabric picks Aqua Comms DAC's AEConnect subsea cable system

Published 25 Oct 2017 11:56 CET | Europe, Ireland, United States

Aqua Comms DAC, the operator of Ireland's first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, announced that network-as-a-service platform ...

Tech firms face 'trial by social media' fines in Ireland

Published 23 Oct 2017 22:05 CET | Ireland

Landmark legislation is set to be published in Ireland which will make social media companies such as Twitter, Google and Facebook responsible for online content, reports the ...

Smartphones make Irish consumers feel connected, safe - study

Published 23 Oct 2017 21:31 CET | Ireland

Three quarters (76%) of Irish consumers use smartphones to shop online once a month, with 22 percent of 25-34 year olds spending EUR 100-EUR 500 per month, according to the ...

Digiweb brings fibre broadband to 27,000 additional premises

Published 23 Oct 2017 21:24 CET | Ireland

Open network access provider Enet and Irish broadband and phone services provider Digiweb have signed an agreement giving Digiweb access to an extra 27,000 fibre-enabled ...

Eir takes legal action against ComReg sanctions

Published 23 Oct 2017 11:42 CET | Ireland

Eir has launched legal proceedings to stop Irish regulator ComReg from imposing sanctions on the company, reports the Irish Times. Eir's High Court application claims that ...

ComReg consults on 26 GHz national block licence award process

Published 20 Oct 2017 16:04 CET | Ireland

Irish telecoms regulator ComReg has published a consultation on its proposals to grant new national block licences in the 26 GHz band, before the current licences (awarded in ...

 

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