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# telecoms - Monday 1 February, 2021

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years
# Huawei
# Huawei

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years

Feb 1st 2021, 7:30 AM 16,315 Views 26 Comments

The Chinese multinational said it plans to invest €80 million in Irish research and development.

# telecoms - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Two-thirds of complaints dealt with by telecoms regulator so far this year came from Eir customers
# Customer Service
# Customer Service

Two-thirds of complaints dealt with by telecoms regulator so far this year came from Eir customers

Dec 9th 2020, 4:13 PM 14,234 Views 44 Comments

The regulator said Eir customers have experienced “unacceptable” waiting times.

# telecoms - Monday 14 May, 2018

Trump pledges to protect jobs at Chinese telecom giant
# Telecoms
# Telecoms

Trump pledges to protect jobs at Chinese telecom giant

May 14th 2018, 7:07 AM 13,431 Views 17 Comments

“Too many jobs in China lost. Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!”

# telecoms - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

There's a new phone company in town and here's what they're offering you
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

There's a new phone company in town and here's what they're offering you

Jul 5th 2016, 2:14 PM 46,581 Views 55 Comments

Virgin Media is launching a new mobile phone range with a particular focus on established brands.

# telecoms - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Digiweb is offloading a chunk of its business - for a cool €95 million
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Digiweb is offloading a chunk of its business - for a cool €95 million

Nov 10th 2015, 4:39 PM 11,861 Views 2 Comments

The Viatel assets will now come under the wing of billion-dollar US company Zayo.

# telecoms - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy
# Big Boycott
# Big Boycott

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy

Jun 4th 2015, 10:23 PM 30,400 Views 173 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “miserable” decision.

# telecoms - Monday 18 May, 2015

High-speed broadband could be Eircom's saviour
# Fibre To The Rescue
# Fibre To The Rescue

High-speed broadband could be Eircom's saviour

May 18th 2015, 11:45 AM 15,515 Views 65 Comments

The company has slowed the long-term slide in its revenues.

# telecoms - Sunday 17 May, 2015

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you
# Part 1
# Part 1

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you

May 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 117,116 Views 104 Comments

Part One of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

# telecoms - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Eircom has refunded thousands of customers for phone outages
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

Eircom has refunded thousands of customers for phone outages

Apr 7th 2015, 2:15 PM 11,425 Views 18 Comments

The telecoms company struck a deal with the industry watchdog.

# telecoms - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone
# Switching Over
# Switching Over

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

Nov 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 37,667 Views 86 Comments

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

# telecoms - Monday 29 September, 2014

Herbie goes to the US: Eircom boss stands down after company float shelved
# Job Going
# Job Going

Herbie goes to the US: Eircom boss stands down after company float shelved

Sep 29th 2014, 10:03 AM 5,777 Views 4 Comments

The company’s CEO is headed home less that two weeks after plans to go public (again) are put off.

# telecoms - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion
# ComReg
# ComReg

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion

Sep 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 14,094 Views 7 Comments

Many customers were blaming Eircom for problems experienced with Yourtel’s service.

# telecoms - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

This Irish telecoms company has landed a €125 million investment
# Connected
# Connected

This Irish telecoms company has landed a €125 million investment

Aug 19th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,997 Views 6 Comments

Viatel is set to go on a spending spree after landing the cash.

# telecoms - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Here's how much the winter storms cost eircom
# Damage Bill
# Damage Bill

Here's how much the winter storms cost eircom

May 28th 2014, 10:16 AM 9,419 Views 22 Comments

The telecoms company reported flat profits and a drop in revenues for the first three months of the year today.

# telecoms - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills
# Crossed Wires
# Crossed Wires

Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills

Apr 4th 2014, 7:26 AM 21,057 Views 98 Comments

Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.

# telecoms - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014
# Expansion
# Expansion

Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014

Jan 21st 2014, 4:55 PM 11,636 Views 43 Comments

In an interview with the Financial Times, O’Brien said that an expected $650m dividend from the company to him “hasn’t been paid yet”.

# telecoms - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits

Jan 14th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,442 Views 4 Comments

It’s estimated that it would cost $60 million to move the records for the NSA program to phone providers

# telecoms - Monday 18 November, 2013

830 jobs to go at Eircom
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

830 jobs to go at Eircom

Nov 18th 2013, 9:22 AM 19,058 Views 74 Comments

The company says that it is on target to reduce staff by 2,000 by next June, as the latest tranche of redundancies hits over 800 people.

# telecoms - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Phones, tablets, notebooks: Numbers using mobile data surging, says Vodafone
# Results
# Results

Phones, tablets, notebooks: Numbers using mobile data surging, says Vodafone

Nov 12th 2013, 11:17 AM 3,410 Views 13 Comments

Vodafone says almost 70 per cent of its customers are now using mobile data on their devices.

# telecoms - Friday 27 September, 2013

Eircom's broadband customers, revenue and earnings fall in year to end of June
# Eircom
# Eircom

Eircom's broadband customers, revenue and earnings fall in year to end of June

Sep 27th 2013, 7:33 AM 5,766 Views 66 Comments

The company’s full year results to the end of June have been published this morning.

# telecoms - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon
# Phone Bill
# Phone Bill

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon

Sep 11th 2013, 9:48 PM 8,659 Views 48 Comments

The new legislative package launched today could bring the end to roaming charges and compulsory 24 month contracts.

# telecoms - Friday 28 June, 2013

Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday
# Roaming
# Roaming

Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday

Jun 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,776 Views 39 Comments

The European Commission’s lowering the maximum price you can be charged to use your phone in another EU state.

# telecoms - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year
# Roaming
# Roaming

Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year

May 30th 2013, 8:46 AM 8,785 Views 34 Comments

The European Commissioner for Digital Agenda today also called for the parliament to take real action on cybercrime.

# telecoms - 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 24,528 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.

# telecoms - Monday 3 December, 2012

Internet freedom not to be curbed: UN telecoms head
# Telecoms
# Telecoms

Internet freedom not to be curbed: UN telecoms head

Dec 3rd 2012, 3:46 PM 2,417 Views 7 Comments

A review the 24-year-old UN telecom regulations kicked off today amid insistence that plans to control internet freedoms are “unfounded”.

# telecoms - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in Q2
# Deals
# Deals

Significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in Q2

Jul 17th 2012, 3:16 PM 1,966 Views 3 Comments

The value of deals in Q2 of this year totalled €378 million.

# telecoms - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Vodafone staff vote in favour of industrial action
# Vodafone
# Vodafone

Vodafone staff vote in favour of industrial action

Apr 25th 2012, 5:08 PM 6,227 Views 33 Comments

An “overwhelming majority” of Vodafone customer care staff will take industrial action at plans to move jobs abroad.

# telecoms - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

How did a ship manage to slow down all of East Africa's broadband?
# Africa
# Africa

How did a ship manage to slow down all of East Africa's broadband?

Feb 28th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,818 Views 7 Comments

Simple – it managed to drag its anchors across an undersea data cable linking the continent to faster internet connections.

# telecoms - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Minister to investigate whether Irish technology being used in Syrian repression
# Syria
# Syria

Minister to investigate whether Irish technology being used in Syrian repression

Feb 26th 2012, 10:00 AM 3,403 Views 14 Comments

Richard Bruton is to examine suggestions that technology supplied by two Irish companies has been linked to the blocking and filtering of text messages in the troubled country.

# telecoms - Friday 23 December, 2011

Eircom shareholders resign from boards over rejection of debt deal
# Eircom
# Eircom

Eircom shareholders resign from boards over rejection of debt deal

Dec 23rd 2011, 12:03 PM 1,928 Views 7 Comments

ST Telemedia, the largest shareholder in Eircom, says its directors have resigned after its creditors rejected a debt plan.

# telecoms - Monday 28 November, 2011

Dozens of jobs announced by Ammeon, Version One
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Dozens of jobs announced by Ammeon, Version One

Nov 28th 2011, 10:30 AM 1,908 Views 9 Comments

Two companies, specialising in IT consulting and cloud computing software, have announced the creation of dozens of new jobs today.

# telecoms - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Denis O'Brien announces end of Digicel interest in Eircom
# Eircom
# Eircom

Denis O'Brien announces end of Digicel interest in Eircom

Nov 15th 2011, 8:43 PM 3,325 Views 15 Comments

With Digicel no longer engaged in takeover talks, Eircom will have to come up with an alternative restructuring plan by 18 November.

# telecoms - Friday 26 November, 2010

Eircom revenues drop by 5.6% in third quarter
# Telecoms
# Telecoms

Eircom revenues drop by 5.6% in third quarter

Nov 26th 2010, 4:55 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s biggest phone operator sees adjusted earnings stay flat, and may have to breach agreements in the next year.

# telecoms - Monday 26 July, 2010

Imagine buys Clearwire
# Imagine
# Imagine

Imagine buys Clearwire

Jul 26th 2010, 11:40 AM 192 Views 0 Comments