0
Broadband

Vodafone plans TV service launches in UK, Ireland this year

Tuesday 17 February 2015 | 09:32 CET | News
Vodafone Ireland plans to launch a TV service that will compete with UPC, Sky and Eircom, reports the Irish Independent. Cable operator UPC Ireland has announced plans to launch a mobile phone service in Ireland. Eircom currently has 30,000 TV customers. The mobile operator has held talks with Sky and other industry players about the launch later this year. Trials are expected to start before the summer. The new service is expected be delivered via an STB related Vodafone's planned launch of home broadband services with electric utility ESB later this year. A company spokesman told the

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Eircom / Liberty Global / Sky / UPC Ireland / Vodafone Ireland / Vodafone UK
Countries: Ireland / United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vodafone reorganises European leadership structure

Published 21 Jul 2015 14:19 CET | Europe
Vodafone has announced a wide-ranging reorganisation of its European leadership structure with a view to streamlining management ...

Vodafone UK to launch home broadband in June

Published 20 May 2015 09:49 CET | United Kingdom
Mobile operator Vodafone UK has confirmed that it will launch home broadband services in June, followed by pay TV later this ...

Vodafone can finance Liberty Global bid with sale of non-Europe activities

Published 15 May 2015 09:44 CET | Europe
Media reports continue to speculate of a possible merger between Vodafone and cable operator Liberty Global. Vodafone's sale of ...

Vodafone Ireland pre-tax profit down 14% to EUR 100 mln

Published 23 Apr 2015 22:24 CET | Ireland
Vodafone Ireland made a pre-tax profit down 14 percent to EUR 100.2 million in its financial year to the end of March, the Irish ...

Cavan to be first of 50 towns to get FttH from ESB, Vodafone

Published 14 Apr 2015 16:46 CET | Ireland
Cavan, Ireland, will be the first of 50 towns and cities to be served in the first phase by the FttB network of a joint venture ...

Vodafone to launch connected TV service in November - report

Published 13 Mar 2015 10:35 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK plans to launch pay TV services in November this year, using software from US company Kaltura and an STB likely to be ...

Vodafone UK promises flexible hours for reservists

Published 13 Mar 2015 10:21 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK has signed a corporate covenant with the UK Armed Forces at the "Partnering with Defence: National Employers ...

Vodafone UK supplies iPad minis, 4G to Met police

Published 10 Mar 2015 09:14 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK is supplying 500 iPad mini phablets with 4G access to London's Metrpolitan Police Service in a trial to reduce ...

UPC Ireland to eliminate 170 front-line roles

Published 20 Feb 2015 09:54 CET | Ireland
Cable operator UPC Ireland has announced a restructuring programme which "could potentially result in the redundancy of up to 170 ...

Vodafone UK announces investment, remedies for BT-EE merger

Published 17 Feb 2015 10:22 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK is preparing to launch broadband services, followed by TV service, for which the company has ambitious plans and ...

Vodafone Ireland covers nearly 87% of population with 4G

Published 06 Feb 2015 09:46 CET | Ireland
Mobile operator Vodafone Ireland said its 4G network now covers 86.7 percent of the population. Mobile data usage among its 2.3 ...

Vodafone to offer web, TV over BT Openreach FTTC - report

Published 04 Feb 2015 09:48 CET | United Kingdom
Mobile operator Vodafone UK will launch home broadband this spring and add a cloud-based TV service later in the year using BT ...

Vodafone may succeed in cable where Liberty fails

Published 09 Dec 2014 14:37 CET | Europe
A wave of consolidation is sweeping the European telecom market. BT's plans to re-enter the UK mobile market have opened up a ...

Vodafone Ireland launches LTE-A network

Published 03 Dec 2014 14:09 CET | Ireland
Vodafone Ireland has launched LTE-A service in Waterford, making it the first operator in the country to offer this technology ...