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(...)

Denis O’Brien: was trying to sell an IPO for a heavily indebted telecoms company whose revenues have flatlined in the past couple of years. Photograph: The Irish Times

Digicel’s decision to pull its IPO in New York less than 48 hours before it was due to announce the pricing is a huge blow to Denis O’Brien. Not fina(...)

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson  at the RDS for the rebranding of UPC Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

When the Virgin juggernaut rolls into town you pay attention. And you couldn’t fail to miss Richard Branson when he made his entrance into the RDS: he(...)

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(...)

Who you gonna call? Not Eircom anymore, apparently.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Management at Eircom, Ireland’s biggest telecoms group, is planning to rebrand the company, some 16 years after it took on its current name. The com(...)

Virgin was the UK’s first so-called “quadruple play” provider, offering TV, internet, landline and mobile bundles

It’s too early to say with any authority how the rebrand to Virgin Media will affect UPC customers and the company is not saying anything further on t(...)

Get ready to say goodbye to the UPC logo as the company is rebranding as Virgin Media

UPC Ireland has announced plans to rebrand as Virgin Media. The move comes after it became a part of the Virgin group last December. Both companies ar(...)

Record demand for entertainment and broadband in Britain, Germany and Austria helped European pay-TV group Sky to post a slightly better-than-expected(...)