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 John Cradden at the Deaf Village Ireland: “Subtitling best practice   is that every word that is uttered on a programme should be displayed for deaf viewers to see and comprehend.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I remember clearly the day, sometime back in the late 1970s, when my dad brought home a new TV with an intriguing new feature: teletext. Besides the n(...)

Operators connecting customers through Eir’s fibre network must pay it €272, compared with €114 in the UK. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

More needs to be done to address the dominance of Eir in the Irish broadband market as the current situation is to the detriment of consumers, an Oire(...)

Mickey O’Rourke’s Premier Sports will have the rights to show 33 live Saturday afternoon games.  Photograph: PA Wire

Dublin businessman Mickey O’Rourke has secured the Irish rights to broadcast 53 live English Premier League matches per season for a three-year period(...)

Comcast said it wanted Sky to be its platform for European growth. Photograph: PA Wire

Comcast, America’s largest cable company, submitted a £22 billion (€25.2 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to dro(...)

Tadhg Furlong and Jordi Murphy: the Wexford man has his granny lighting Lourdes candles  for him at home on the big rugby occasions. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

After the weekend that was in it you couldn’t but conclude that Australian cricket and Oxford rowing could do with some help from Granny Furlong, both(...)

Jamie Carragher, who has been suspended by Sky for the rest of the football season for spitting towards a father and his daughter from his car window. Photograph:  John Walton/PA Wire.

Jamie Carragher has been suspended from his job as a Sky Sports football pundit until at least the end of the season after he was filmed spitting int(...)

The new Sky Q and Netflix interface

Sky and Netflix have agreed a deal that will see the streaming service bundled with Sky’s new subscription pack, allowing customers to access Netflix (...)

Comcast said it was offering £12.50 (€14.22) per Sky share, significantly more than the £10.75 (€12.23) per share agreed by Fox. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the United States, offered to pay $31 billion (€25.3 billion) to buy Sky, the European pay-TV group that Rupert(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard in action with West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny Evans. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Sky has extended its Premier League rights to 2022, negotiating a package that sees the pay-TV firm get more matches for less money. The company has (...)

The trajectory of technology in the television business couldn’t be clearer: satellites are yesterday’s news. Photograph: Godong/UIG via Getty Images

Ever since Sky first started broadcasting in the 1980s, it has been synonymous with two things: billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the concept(...)

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