Twitter: year-on-year revenue growth from large brand advertisers had been “softer than expected”. Photograph:  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

When Twitter introduced its video advertising product First View in the US earlier this year, it did so with this endorsement from a marketer at 20th (...)

Wall Street stocks were little changed on Thursday evening after a raft of mixed quarterly earnings and the slide in oil prices kept investors on the sidelines.

European shares fell slightly on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept rates unchanged, with Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson and Fren(...)

Fitch said retail fixed-line competition is “remarkably similar” to the UK with the incumbent Eir facing stiff competition from bundled services provided by rivals

Ireland’s telecoms market is “vibrant, crowded and competitive,” according to a new report that finds the sector generated about €3.7 billion in reven(...)

The project to sell off part of the Montrose campus to fund investment is under way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dee Forbes takes over as director general of RTÉ at a moment when her predecessor and his management team have successfully steered the broadcaster th(...)

You don’t really need a dedicated box to do any of this.

This was an excellent week for traditional broadcasting values in Ireland. From its live rolling coverage of the weekend’s Easter Rising commemoratio(...)

 DUP First Minister Arlene Foster. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin could “take Northern Ireland” within weeks. Thus First Minister Arlene Foster in her leader’s address to the DUP annual conference last wee(...)

Richard Branson: to be depicted as  a saviour figure in ad promoting Virgin Media Ireland’s mobile offering. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A hologram of Richard Branson features in Virgin Media Ireland’s new television ad, part of its new campaign to boost its broadband customers. In the(...)

Anything but Sky News: big screens in public spaces are the perfect opportunity to promote cultural offerings

We are surrounded by screens in public places, but to watch many of them you’d think we lived in another country. Most public places have a screen s(...)

Sky Q involves “fluid viewing”, or Sky’s term for pausing content on one screen and picking it up from the same point on a tablet device or on another television in another room.

Expect a blitz: Sky Ireland’s marketing push for Sky Q, its new television platform, will be the biggest it has ever undertaken here, the company says(...)

Vodafone Ireland’s Anne O’Leary and Ciaran Barrett: Vodafone Ireland is offering access to more than 100 TV and radio channels, along with restart TV, wireless multiroom technology and Netflix. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

It may be hard to believe now but less than 20 years ago general election candidates were running on the issue of whether their communities could rece(...)