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(...)

There are things the next government could do to not only preserve but promote employment in the Irish media sector. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Writing about government media policy is an exercise in the language of hypotheticals. Even when we had a Government, there wasn’t much of a policy – (...)

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(...)

The Charge Now service is for owners of electric BMW cars

A reader called Jim called us from the Dublin nursing home where he lives. “I am an old-age pensioner and I am used to checking my bank balance ove(...)

 Dee Forbes: has jumped the fence from a multinational media world backed by billionaire shareholders to a relatively puny national one beset by political inertia

What, or who, links RTÉ and Discovery Communications? One answer is Dee Forbes, the president and managing director of Discovery Networks Northern Eu(...)

Richard Branson will be part of a judging panel for the Voom16 pitch competition. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A new pitch competition will give Irish businesses the chance to pitch to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson for a share in a €1.2 million prize fun(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)