Richard Branson makes his entrance via truck at last week’s UPC-to- Virgin Media launch event at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The UPC-to-Virgin Media marketing campaign steps up this week with the launch of a television advertisement voiced by actor Patrick Stewart in full Sh(...)

A proposal to use the customer databases of cable and satellite providers Sky and UPC to track down television licence fee evaders has been rejected.

The Government is set to reject a proposal to use the customer databases of cable and satellite providers Sky and UPC to track down television lice(...)

Head of Virgin Media in Ireland Magnus Tsernsjo said the change would not be a simple rebrand, promising a “transformation” of the Irish company

UPC Ireland is getting a new image, as it changes over to the Virgin Media brand. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was on hand to help launch th(...)

Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Media founder is “delighted” to bring the company to Ireland with the UPC rebrand

Richard Branson-founded Virgin Media will launched in Ireland this Thursday, with cable broadband and TV provider UPC Ireland moving to the Virgin Med(...)

Richard Moat , CEO eir, on stage with staff looking on during the launch of the brand eir , formerly known as eircom, in the company’s offices at Heuston South Quarter, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Eircom has lost its com. As reported in The Irish Times two weeks ago, the company that evolved from the Department of Posts and Telegraphs to Telecom(...)

Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanja Rosenecker were scammed out of a €550 deposit for accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanya Rosenecker arrived in Ireland at the end of August, they were looking forward to a productive two months(...)

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(...)

S3 Group has more than 100 customers across 28 countries including Sky, Time Warner Cable, BT and UPC Cablecom

Consulting group Accenture is to acquire S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered Silicon Software Systems (S3) for an undisclosed su(...)