Aer Lingus’s wifi is limited to flights between Ireland and the US on its Airbus A330 aircraft, though the airline says it is coming to European flights too.

The idea of wifi in the sky has its appeal. The bleary eyed among us, oh we of little sleep, all know how internet time flies when you just have one m(...)

The reform package is designed to improve Europe’s competitveness in the telecoms area against rival markets such as the US and Japan.

European mobile phone users could be facing cheaper bills within two years after the European Parliament voted to put an end to roaming fees by(...)

Irish start-up raised $7 million in new funding round led by Atlantic Bridge Ventures and Samsung. Photograph: Reuters

Boxfish, an Irish-founded start-up based in Silicon Valley, has raised $7 million (€5(...)

European Union Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said any mergers between telecoms companies would be assessed in terms of the impact on domestic markets rather than on a pan-European scale. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Europe’s antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia, whose approval is required for Telefonica’s two merger deals in Germany and Ireland, said today that (...)

The  front of the European Central Bank  headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany: the ECB  has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low 0.25 per cent

Tom Lyons Senior Business Correspondent European stocks were little changed, paring earlier gains, after the European Central Bank kept i(...)

Mobile is taking over everything. Not content with dominating how we communicate, it seems that mobile technology is destined to play an increa(...)

A Blackphone security optimized smartphone designed by Silent Circle is arranged for a photograph on day two of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain

How important is privacy to you? Extremely, some phone-makers are willing to bet. With consumers still wary in the wake of the Prism rev(...)

Mozilla’s founder and president Tristan Nitot gives a speech in unfamiliar surroundings in Montpellier.

“This kind of place is pretty unusual for Mozilla, ” says the open-source web community’s principal evangelist, Tristan Nitot. Having just finished a (...)

 US stocks barely budged in thin trading after investors found little reason to add significant new positions with the Dow and the S&P 500 on a five-week winning streak. Photographer: Gino Domenico /Bloomberg

Better than forecast industrial data from China gave a boost to stocks on this side of the Atlantic while in the US the markets were becalmed as the b(...)

‘There is no more money in Europe’: Orange chief executive Stephane Richard has told a telecommunications conference in Brussels that Europe will have to be willing to pay for new technologies. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Europe has become stifling for expansion and investment in the telecommunications industry, and new regulations cutting roaming charges will only make(...)