Carphone Warehouse outlet in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New network iD is set to shake up the Irish mobile market, with individually tailored plans it hopes will be popular with consumers. The mobile pho(...)

Grafton Street: “Current Zone A headline rents on Grafton Street are in the region of €5,600-€5,900 per square metre.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Prime high street rents in the retail sector are growing strongly and regional activity is beginning to pick up, new research finds. Although consult(...)

The war for talent is back with a vengeance. Survey after survey shows that the acquisition of talent is now one of the key items on the agenda of chi(...)

7-11 Grafton Street: four shops including McDonalds which are bringing in an overall rent of €1,820,000. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

With the Dublin retail market, as well as the suburban office sector, rapidly recovering, Royal London Asset Management is planning to offload eight r(...)

Chief executive of Three Ireland Robert Finnegan said: “Three is investing €300 million to build a state of the art superfast network.”  Photograph: Mark Maxwel

Former 02 Ireland customers will have access to 4G for the first time in June as the merger of the company by Three nears completion. There’s been pl(...)

Telefonica reported a 36 per cent decline in fourth-quarter operating profit after writing down the value of its Venezuelan business to account for lower exchange rates.  Photo: Reuters

Telefonica reported a 36 per cent decline in fourth-quarter operating profit after writing down the value of its Venezuelan business to account for lo(...)

 Li Ka-shing: a week before his interest in O2 was revealed, his Hutchison Whampoa conglomerate added to its portfolio of UK holdings with a £2.5 billion takeover of Eversholt Rail.  Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

If Li Ka-shing pulls off his £10-billion-plus bid for Britain’s largest mobile phone operator, O2, it will be the legendary Hong Kong investor’s bigge(...)

Traders work at their screens in front of the German share price index DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt yesterday. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

Markets rose amid hopes that the European Central Bank’s (ECB) €1.14 trillion stimulus plans will spark economic growth in the region.Analysts said t(...)

Hutchison Whampoa has agreed to buy Telefonica’s British mobile unit O2 for up to £10.25 billion

Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa has agreed to buy Telefonica’s British mobile unit O2 for up to £10.25 billion, as Asia’s richest man makes his bolde(...)

There was an interim, pre-smartphone stage when people began organising their social lives via Facebook, using a quaint interface known as a web brows er

Farewell, then, to O2. Over the coming months it is becoming Three. “As an O2 customer, the only changes you will see is the Three logo replacing the (...)