The fall in the share price came despite Sky reporting a 12% rise in operating profit to £1.1 billion in the nine months to March. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Sky shares have dived by 5 per cent after it said fewer customers were signing up to the pay-TV platform. The firm said 177,000 new customers joined i(...)

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(...)

Numbers paying for internet-based television services is expected to more than double by 2021

The number of homes in Ireland paying for internet-based television services is expected to more than double by 2021, according to a new forecast that(...)

Noel Curran at Dublin City University: he noted that three consecutive recommendations by the BAI that RTÉ’s public funding should be increased have been ignored. Photograph: Eric Luke

RTÉ will have to cut back its services and restructure the organisation over the next few years unless the Government takes action on its funding, its(...)

Jon Florsheim, director of TV and fixed services, Eir

Eir expects to hear shortly on whether its purchase of Setanta Sports has been approved. Notwithstanding political upheaval, the telecoms and media gr(...)

BT, which operates on an all-island basis, said core revenue in its business division in the Republic was up over the year under review while ICT-related turnover declined slightly

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of BT Ireland rose 42 per cent to €44.1 million from €31 million a year earlier, new accounts filed at the Companies (...)

Actor Charlene McKenna poses with a Vodafone remote control and YouTuber ‘Piggy Sue’, the star of the telecoms company’s advertisement campaign for its television service. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Where’s the remote? What’s its game? Television is changing extremely fast, yet TV remote controls still resemble ugly things from an analogue museum(...)

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(...)