Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange  Photograph: Reuters

European equities ended the week on a high after the Bank of Japan stunned markets on Friday by voting narrowly to introduce negative interest rates i(...)

‘The Affair’ actor Joshua Jackson and writer/producer Sarah Treem are pictured arriving at a Hollywood party following the Showtime drama’s 2015 Golden Globe win.  Photograph: Reuters

Sky has signed a licensing deal with US media giant CBS that gives it exclusive rights to content from the CBS-owned Showtime network in several Euro(...)

Saorview is, by one measure, Ireland’s largest TV platform, with 676,000 homes connecting to television this way, up from 607,000 a year earlier. Photograph: Thinkstock

Saorview, the terrestrial television platform operated by RTÉ subsidiary 2rn, has given itself a brand refresh in a bid to attract users tempted to “c(...)

Smarter TV? Sky’s AdSmart technology is set to be launched in Ireland. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

Spending on advertising in Ireland will grow by 10 per cent this year, the first double-digit growth since the recession, according to a forecast by A(...)

 Baz Ashmawy and his mother Nancy Ashmawy may be bringing an Emmy home – to the UK

Irish interest in Monday’s International Emmy awards at the Hilton New York Hotel is represented by Baz Ashmawy and his mother Nancy, whose Sky 1 show(...)

Subscribers will also be able to save recordings from their set-top box to their tablet and watch them on the go

Pay TV firm Sky has laid down the gauntlet to rivals with a new TV platform that the company hopes will make its mark as a next generation home enter(...)

Evan Greer: “The people in this room have an unparalleled ability to shape the future of the web.”

As I arranged to meet net neutrality activist Evan Greer for lunch at this week’s Broadband World Forum in London, I knew she wouldn’t be hard to find(...)

The campaign most recalled unprompted from January to June 2015 was Coca-Cola’s ‘Kiss’ campaign, at 73 per cent.

Diageo has emerged as the biggest spender in out-of-home advertising in the first six months of 2015, with a spend of €2.8 million. New figures from O(...)

John Fanning: highlights principles needed to develop effective advertising, using best-practice examples. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Advertising works is the core message of Thursday’s launch of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s effectiveness report, and, to si(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White said it remained his intention to bring forward legislation to address the high level of television licence fee evasion - a thorny issue for RTÉ. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

RTÉ “is not yet out of the woods” financially despite breaking even last year, its director-general Noel Curran has said. According to its annual rep(...)