Bill O’Reilly: the size of his payment to Lis Wiehl caught executives at the company by surprise this week. Photograph: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is facing renewed scrutiny after it emerged that it had signed a new $25 million contract with its star Fox News hos(...)

Sky first quarter earnings rose 11 per cent to £582 million

Sky chairman James Murdoch was re-elected with the narrow backing of independent shareholders, overcoming opposition from investor groups that had rai(...)

Keelin Shanley will present live coverage  of the budget speech on RTÉ.

When Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stands up in the Dáil on Tuesday to deliver his budget, RTÉ management will be hoping for a smidgen of good (...)

‘International pay-TV companies  have made massive monies on the back of free Irish-made content.’  File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

In the midst of parliamentary committee deliberations one occasionally comes across an exchange which encapsulates the stark choices at the centre of (...)

RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

BT Ireland has secured a major wholesale contract with Sky Ireland to support the TV and broadband provider’s rollout of high-speed broadband across (...)

Record revenues: Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the club’s third club against Everton at Old Trafford last Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Manchester United achieved record annual revenues last season, boosted by a new broadcasting deal for English football and trophy wins. The team fini(...)

Eir said: “Providing best in class technologies such as fibre to the home carries significantly higher costs in rural locations than in urban and suburban locations.” Photo Karl Hussey/ Fennell Photography

Telecoms firms, including Vodafone and BT, are considering a boycott of Eir’s wholesale network in parts of rural Ireland in a row over pricing. The (...)

Rachel Wyse with the Liam Mac Carthy and Sam Maguire Cups.

Broadcaster Sky Sports is to invest €3 million over the next five years into a number of grassroots initiatives organised by the GAA. The pay TV grou(...)

Protesters depicting media magnate Rupert Murdoch and British prime minister Theresa May demonstrate opposite the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday. Photograph: Hannah McKay / Reuters.

The British government should judge Rupert Murdoch’s bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit(...)