Spain’s Telefonica said it will sell British telecom giant O2 to Hong Kong group Hutchison Whampoa for £10 billion in a deal that could create Britain’s biggest mobile phone firm. (Photograph: JOHN D MCHUGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa agreed to acquire Telefonica SA’s O2 unit, creating the UK’s biggest wireless provider by customers and marking a mil(...)

Robert Finnegan:  discovered his inner rock star. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times
Finnegan’s awake

Robert Finnegan, chief executive of the mobile operator Three Ireland, discovered his inner rock star at the 3Lounge in the Aviva stadium following th(...)

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(...)

Electric Picnic: three-day event. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Three, the mobile phone company that last year swallowed up bigger rival O2, really does take its name seriously when it comes to sponsorships. It is (...)

Todays protest follows the arrest of a number of people over an incident involving Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton in Jobstown in November. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A protest outside Tallaght Garda station in Dublin, involving hundreds of people passed off without incident on Saturday. The demonstration fol(...)

Tipperary manager Peter Creedon insisted  he wasn’t “overtly pleased” with his side’s display – despite the comfortable nature of the victory over Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 1-14 Limerick 1-2 Peter Creedon’s Tipperary put their Armagh heartbreak behind them to register their first points in Division Three (...)

Ethan Rafferty’s goal put Armagh ahead by 1-8 to 0-5 after 43 minutes against Wexford at Wexford Park. Photograph: Inpho

Armagh 2-13 Wexford 1-8 Armagh opened nervously falling four points adrift inside the opening 15 minutes but they eventually overpowered Wexfo(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh in McKenna Cup action recently. The veteran is named at full forward to face Monaghan at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday (7.0 unless stated) ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division One Tyrone v Monaghan, Healy Park – Bit of a shake-up in the Tyrone camp in (...)

Volatile currency swings negatively impacted revenue at BT group’s Irish subsidiary to the tune of £6 million (€7.9 million), the company’s latest qua(...)

Tesco Mobile increased its number of customers by 89,000 in 2014

Tesco Mobile has reported a 40 per cent increase in customer numbers, to more than 300,000, for 2014.The mobile virtual network operator increased its(...)