Carolan Lennon

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Huawei is the second-biggest seller of smartphones globally, behind Samsung. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP

Disquiet is rising in security circles over the recent awarding of a multimillion-euro mobile contract by the Garda to Eir amid concerns over the tel(...)

Eir said the revenue decline was driven by tough market competition as well as regulated wholesale pricing. Photograph: Alan Betson

Earnings at Eir rose in the first half of its financial year but growth was mainly supported by cost controls, with revenue declining during the six-m(...)

“The onus is not on the US government to show Huawei is not a responsible actor,” a White house official said. Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg

The White House has urged the government not to use Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei in our 5G infrastructure on security grounds. Represe(...)

Fergal McCann, director of mobile networks at Eir and Carolan Lennon, chief executive. The telecommunications company will use Huawei to supply the radio access equipment for its 5G network

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon said the company is “very happy” to use Huawei equipment for its new 5G network in the Republic, despite US claims (...)

Eir said its initial rollout is supported by 100 sites and that an additional 100 sites would come on stream in the coming weeks. Photograph: Maxwells

Eir has become the second mobile operator to launch a 5G network in the Republic. The telco said its new 5G (fifth generation wireless) platform has g(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Revenues at Eir have continued to slide in 2019, dipping 2 per cent to €1.24 billion in the year, although a successful cost-cutting programme helped (...)

Eir CEO Carolan Lennon and Eir’s director of regulatory and public policy Gary Healy, before going in front of an Oireachtas committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Is Eir attempting to torpedo the National Broadband Plan (NBP)? Ireland’s largest telco threw the process into chaos last month, claiming it could do (...)

The €512 million subsidy figure is contained in a letter sent by Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon (Pictured here with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar) to the Department of Communications. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Telecoms company Eir could have delivered the National Broadband Plan (NBP) for a government subsidy as low as €512 million, according to a letter fro(...)

For €1 billion, Eir can build a network which would pass all the rural premises in the NBP with high-speed broadband and connect all those who want it to their broadband provider of choice.

Eir shares the goal of broadband for everyone, everywhere and we remain firmly committed to supporting the National Broadband Plan (NBP). Last week at(...)

Why is Eir undertaking this full frontal assault on a broadband process  it has not been engaged in for 18 months? Photograph:  Michael Smith/Getty Images

Since its explosive claim that it could deliver the objectives of the National Broadband Plan for €1 billion, Eir has shown little sign of resiling fr(...)

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