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(...)

The Irish loss of almost $560m relates to cable TV and telecoms provider Virgin Media (formerly UPC Ireland)

Colorado-based cable company Liberty Global had almost $560 million in accumulated losses at its Irish businesses at the end of 2015 that could potent(...)

The Government plans to award two subsidised contracts for the rollout of high-speed broadband across rural Ireland later this year. The scheme is likely to cost up to €1.5 billion, with the State expected to stump up half the money. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Telecoms firm Enet has signalled its intention to bid for the Government’s rural broadband scheme. The tender will be awarded later this year. The co(...)

Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Marianne Lambert has been run ragged by Virgin Media in recent months. In November 2012 the company, which was then trading as UPC, agreed to give her(...)

Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media Ireland, was appointed in November. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Subscriber numbers at Virgin Media’s Irish operation remained flat in the final quarter of 2015 as a rise in broadband and telephone customers was of(...)

Telecoms provider Eir is increasing the price of its broadband and phone packages for residential and business customers. The higher charges, which w(...)

Virgin said the introductory price for the service will be €30 per month for the first four months, rising to €60 per month thereafter.

Virgin Media has introduced what it says is Ireland’s fastest ever broadband service, offering speeds of up to 360 megabits per second (Mbps). Subscr(...)

“To ensure that customers of Expert Ireland can avail of their consumer rights the commission issued two compliance notices directing the company to correct the information it provides and to change their cancellation process,” the commission said in a statement.

A business describing itself as Ireland’s largest electrical retailer has been ordered by the consumer watchdog to provide proper information to onlin(...)

Eir is awaiting to hear whether the Department of Communications has accepted its proposal to connect  300,000 homes to its new fibre broadband network. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Telecoms firm Eir will find out next week whether the Department of Communications has accepted its proposal to supply fibre broadband to 300,000 hom(...)

A farmer with a bucket of slop - an image from UTV Ireland’s on-screen brand “refresh”, unveiled in September.

Another year in the triumphs and travails of the media and there is one puzzle with the power to fox daily. Not why is every YouTube celebrity some(...)