Carolan Lennon

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“Fixed broadband may have been Plan A for the government in 2015 when the rural broadband project was launched, but time and technology have moved on, and mobile broadband has caught up”

The Government’s plan to subsidise the roll out of broadband in rural areas – so long in the planning and now so mired in controversy – has failed. Th(...)

Eir said its core earnings and broadband customer numbers climbed

Revenue at Eir fell 1 per cent in the first quarter of its financial year, dipping to €312 million as growth in its mobile and television income was o(...)

At a meeting with Eir’s chief executive and chairman, then minister for communications  Denis Naughten welcomed the acquisition of Eir by French telecommunications conglomerate NJJ. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten intended to have a preferred bidder in place for the national broadband plan (NBP) by September, doc(...)

Eir is bring hundreds of customer servcies roles back in-house.

Eir said it will create 750 jobs at regional hubs in Sligo, Cork and Limerick as it brings customer services operations back in-house. The announcem(...)

  Seán Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for  Digital Development, and  Anthony Whelan, director of  Electronic Communications Networks and Services, DG Connect, at the Galway forum on Friday.

All those involved in the delivery of the National Broadband Plan must “remain focused” to complete the journey towards a digitally connected society,(...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon, and director of regulatory and public policy Gary Healy: Ms Lennon said 42 per cent of Irish people lived in rural areas compared to an EU average of 27 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eir’s chief executive Carolan Lennon has defended her company’s controversial decision to pull out of the Government’s broadband process at the last m(...)

In July last year, AIB abandoned plans to offshore additional IT functions to Wipro.

AIB has decided to move 100 outsourced information technology (IT) roles back inhouse, joining a growing number of large companies globally that are c(...)

Eir supplier KN Network Services will recruit 100 staff  within the next three months. Photograph: iStock

Over 250 jobs are being created in the State across the telecoms, engineering, food and online sectors. Eir has announced the creation of 100 jobs re(...)

IFA President Joe Healy:  “Access to high-speed broadband is critical for farm families in running their farm businesses.” Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has rowed in behind Eir’s bid for the National Broadband Plan, the Government-backed scheme which aims to bring h(...)

Trees were trimmed last week in Athboy, Co Meath, as a first step in the introduction of Eir’s high-speed broadband. Photograph: Chris Bellew/ Fennell Photography

Eir will today announce the locations of 100,000 homes in 200 rural communities to which it will roll out high-speed fibre broadband over the next ye(...)

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