Carolan Lennon

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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(...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon is critical of the specifications of the National Broadband Plan. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

An alternative plan for delivering rural broadband for €1 billion “has not met” the State’s criteria for the roll-out of high-speed connections, the D(...)

The reputation of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Government for economic competence has been tarnished by ongoing questions about the cost of two infrastructural projects. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Government’s reputation for economic competence has been tarnished by ongoing questions about the cost of two of the biggest infrastructural proje(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: If the offer stacks up it is a ‘big turnaround’. Photograph: Reuters

Telecommunications company Eir is likely to tell the Government “red line” issues in the contract for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) would have to (...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon said the firm is prepared to take part in a retendering process for the broadband plan.

Eir would be prepared to take part in a retendering process for the National Broadband Plan should the Government agree to change the current model, t(...)

During the third quarter, Eir spent €48 million on capital projects. Photograph: Maxwells

Sales fell 2 per cent at Eir in the third quarter, the telecommunications company said on Wednesday, although it added that was due to a decline in fi(...)

If the responsibility for a raft of “essential services” was shared by market share, Eir would be on the hook for about 41 per cent.

Eir is appealing a decision by the State’s telecommunications regulator which requires it, and none of its competitors, to spend about €10 million a (...)

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