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# comreg - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking
# Communications
# Communications

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking

Mar 27th 2013, 8:34 PM 16,959 Views 9 Comments

The communications regulator, ComReg, has said that there have been 16 reported cases by operators of businesses’ phone systems being hacked in recent weeks

# comreg - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Price of a stamp will rise to 60c next month
# Hey Mr Postman
# Hey Mr Postman

Price of a stamp will rise to 60c next month

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:52 AM 12,691 Views 54 Comments

An Post has been given permission to consolidate its postage rates – so both 55c and 65c stamps will be repriced at 60c.

# comreg - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers
# Phone Scam
# Phone Scam

Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers

Feb 16th 2013, 2:24 PM 236,596 Views 147 Comments

Last month customers on the 087 prefix were targeted by a Slovenian premium number scam.

# comreg - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States
# Robo-calls
# Robo-calls

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States

Feb 14th 2013, 5:31 PM 11,155 Views 73 Comments

ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.

# comreg - Monday 28 January, 2013

Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam
# Phone Scam
# Phone Scam

Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam

Jan 28th 2013, 4:04 PM 24,526 Views 46 Comments

ComReg says it has worked with mobile networks so that users are now unable to return calls to a Slovenian premium line.

# comreg - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Eircom not repairing faults equally - ComReg
# Eircom
# Eircom

Eircom not repairing faults equally - ComReg

Dec 27th 2012, 1:39 PM 8,885 Views 39 Comments

The company is said to be repairing its retail faults on average before wholesale faults, which goes against non-discrimination obligations.

# comreg - Thursday 20 December, 2012

An Post seeks 18 per cent hike on price of stamps
# Inflation
# Inflation

An Post seeks 18 per cent hike on price of stamps

Dec 20th 2012, 1:42 PM 5,617 Views 38 Comments

An Post wants to increase the price of a standard letter from 55c to 65c, the first increase since 2007.

# comreg - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking
# Hacked
# Hacked

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking

Dec 19th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,379 Views 8 Comments

In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.

# comreg - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers

Dec 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,996 Views 1 Comment

How many SMS messages are sent in Ireland every second? And how many times could Greece buy Sergio Aguero?

# comreg - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Gr8! :) Over 3 billion texts sent from July to September
# CONNECTION
# CONNECTION

Gr8! :) Over 3 billion texts sent from July to September

Dec 13th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,757 Views 8 Comments

Plus we made more mobile calls than fixed land line calls, and broadband subscriptions rose during the same period.

# comreg - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls
# Abortion
# Abortion

Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls

Nov 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,896 Views 16 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints.

# comreg - Friday 23 November, 2012

Approximately 300 complaints over abortion robo-calls
# Abortion
# Abortion

Approximately 300 complaints over abortion robo-calls

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:58 AM 8,068 Views 34 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has continued to receive complaints about the automated phone calls but says it may be unable to take action.

# comreg - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

An Post signals price increases, job losses
# Mail
# Mail

An Post signals price increases, job losses

Oct 31st 2012, 8:46 AM 6,582 Views 40 Comments

The group reiterated plans to reduce its workforce by 1,500 employees by 2016.

# comreg - Thursday 28 June, 2012

# comreg - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Pay-as-you-go mobile charges are 20 per cent above OECD average
# Mobiles
# Mobiles

Pay-as-you-go mobile charges are 20 per cent above OECD average

Mar 14th 2012, 10:54 AM 2,011 Views 10 Comments

But contract plans in Ireland are cheaper than in many other countries.

# comreg - Monday 13 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 13th 2012, 7:47 PM 10,902 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Vodafone to pay €400,000 penalty over roaming charges
# Vodafone
# Vodafone

Vodafone to pay €400,000 penalty over roaming charges

Feb 13th 2012, 6:11 PM 5,784 Views 40 Comments

ComReg said the mobile operator was breaking EU regulations on the charges it applied to its Irish customers.

# comreg - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

ISPCC granted licence to run 116000 missing child hotline
# Missing Children
# Missing Children

ISPCC granted licence to run 116000 missing child hotline

Feb 1st 2012, 7:34 PM 2,081 Views 7 Comments

The hotline number was reserved for over four years before ComReg received an application to operate it.

# comreg - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Consumers choosing higher broadband speeds
# Broadband
# Broadband

Consumers choosing higher broadband speeds

Sep 15th 2011, 7:40 AM 452 Views 19 Comments

ComReg’s latest quarterly figures indicate an increasing demand for high-speed broadband.

# comreg - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

ComReg warns of increase in 'corporate phone-hacking'
# Hacking
# Hacking

ComReg warns of increase in 'corporate phone-hacking'

Aug 3rd 2011, 4:22 PM 816 Views 3 Comments

Instances of hacking into a company’s switchboard, and then using their phone lines to make calls, are up in 2011.

Just Mobile to shut after just 10 months in operation
# Just Mobile
# Just Mobile

Just Mobile to shut after just 10 months in operation

Aug 3rd 2011, 11:11 AM 2,380 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s only Irish-owned prepaid mobile network provider is to wind down services over the next three weeks.

# comreg - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Broadband speeds on increase as UPC rolls out 20Mb lines
# Broadband
# Broadband

Broadband speeds on increase as UPC rolls out 20Mb lines

Jul 20th 2011, 12:07 PM 2,198 Views 31 Comments

The company has said it will upgrade 99 per cent of its customers by next month.

# comreg - Monday 13 June, 2011

Ireland still has no missing children's hotline - because nobody's prepared to run it
# Missing
# Missing

Ireland still has no missing children's hotline - because nobody's prepared to run it

Jun 13th 2011, 3:23 PM 755 Views 13 Comments

The 116000 number has been reserved for a national hotline, like those in Europe – but nobody has applied to run it.

# comreg - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Telly Wars: TV3 sues RTÉ for €10 million over transmission fees
# Television
# Television

Telly Wars: TV3 sues RTÉ for €10 million over transmission fees

Jun 12th 2011, 5:01 PM 812 Views 18 Comments

TV3 claims that it was charged more than TG4 paid to be broadcast on the RTÉ-owned national transmission network.