Sean Bolger

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Eir’s  director of mobile networks, Fergal McCann,  and CEO, Carolan Lennon. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Eir announced a €500 million overhaul of its fixed broadband platform this week, pledging to build fibre lines directly into an additional 1.4 million(...)

Eir will tell the PAC the company invested €7 million in its bid to become the operator for the National Broadband Plan, before pulling out of the process.

Eir will tell an Oireachtas committee on Thursday of its “commercial, regulatory and governance concerns” about the National Broadband Plan (NBP), whi(...)

Imagine Communications chief executive Seán Bolger. The company is aiming to roll out a new 5G fixed broadband network within the next 18 months. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Imagine Communications plans to invest €300 million in a new wireless broadband network, which it says will bring high-speed connectivity to more than(...)

Nearly 60 per cent of Irish broadband users, many in urban areas, are dissatisfied with the quality of broadband they receive, a survey has revealed.(...)

Horses pictured at the site in Derrydonnell near Athenry in Galway where Apple had planned to build an €850 million data centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Central Bank of Ireland Governor Philip Lane reminded us yesterday that prices can go down as well as up. Speaking to an Oireachtas committee, t(...)

Sean Bolger, founder and chief executive of telecoms group Imagine. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Canadian investment giant Brookfield Asset Management is taking a major stake in Irish entrepreneur Sean Bolger’s Imagine Communications wireless broa(...)

Imagine CEO Sean Bolger: he said the Government’s National Broadband Plan had opted for a fibre solution that was way beyond what was needed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The chief executive of mobile technology group Imagine says the latest ComReg figures on the uptake of fibre broadband in Ireland represent “a complet(...)

CBS Kilkenny are into the Leinster Senior A hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny CBS 2-10 Good Counsel College (New Ross) 0-10 It’s going to be an all-county affair in this year’s Leinster Schools ‘A’ senior hurling final(...)

 Founder and chief executive of telecoms group Imagine Seán Bolger: he says   the cost of linking 937,000 homes   to a high-speed, fibre-to-the-home network is prohibitive. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Remember when telecommunications was just Telecom Éireann: a single entity, running a single infrastructure? Sure, it was bloated and uncompetitive, (...)

The total cost of the fibre rollout is estimated by some sources as being between €1 billion and €1.5 billion.

The UK listed private equity giant, 3i, and a division of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway are taking part in the E-Net consortium that is bidding f(...)

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