Industry News

This section is where you'll find all of the information on the latest developments in both the broadband and energy market in Ireland.

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From September, the Meteor mobile brand will be no more

Meteor customers will be contacted about this shortly.

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SIRO and BT Ireland complete their first live 1GB broadband trial

The trial took place in Carrigaline, Co. Cork.

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Pure Telecom and DSM deal will see 15 new jobs across Ireland

These new sales representatives will aim to help to achieve Pure Telecom's growth targets.

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SIRO and enet have signed a network agreement

The deal makes enet a SIRO aggregator, so its customers will gain access to SIRO’s 100% fibre-optic network.

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Pure Telecom celebrates 15 years in business, with turnover up 17% last year

The company reached €20 million in revenue in 2016.

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Ennis is Ireland’s latest 'gigabit town'

The town is now powered by SIRO’s 100% fibre-optic gigabit broadband network.

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National Broadband Plan: eir commits to commercial rollout to 300,000 premises

This rollout is to be completed by end-2018.

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enet brings total investment in development of fibre network to €100m

The latest investment focusses on further integrating the Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs).

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Virgin Media to add 120 jobs in Limerick and expand fibre broadband network in Mid-West

The jobs are in the area of customer care, as well as some back-office finance roles.

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Pure Telecom to create 32 new jobs

The jobs will require an investment of €1.8 million

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ComReg opens consultation on Code of Practice for complaints

The consultation is open from now until 6 February.

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ComReg publishes draft 5-year strategy for electronic communications services

Strategy outlines five key trends in electronic communications, as well as five top-level ‘strategic intentions’.

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Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce publishes its final report

The report includes 40 actions and information on the investments in telecoms infrastructure that are already underway

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SSE and Dixons Carphone partner up to offer connected home and services solutions

They will be building and trialling new connected product and service propositions in 2017.

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SIRO to invest €150m in network rollout for 2017

This will go towards the expansion of the company's Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) network.

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ComReg report shows broadband prices in Ireland are higher than other European countries

On the other hand, mobile bills here are lower on average.

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SIRO and BT Ireland sign network agreement

The agreement will enable BT to offer its corporate, public sector and wholesale customers access to SIRO’s 1 GB FTTB technology.

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PrePayPower will soon be entering the gas market

The company has already rolled out prepay electricity to over 100,000 customers in Ireland.

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Nova Broadband to expand even further next year

The Cork-based company has already expanded into areas like Limerick, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Laois and Waterford.

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Anchorage Capital Group LLC intends to acquire eir

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Virgin Media launches 'Future Makers Awards'

The awards will recognise young coders aged 10 to 17

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Energia produced 100% Green Energy in 2015

This is the third year running that Energia has received the Green Energy award.

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Virgin Media announces sponsorship of comedy on RTÉ2

The company will also be sponsoring RTÉ 2fm’s Breakfast Republic show.

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New CER research shows only 40% of people are aware of better offers in the energy market

This is despite the fact that customers can make significant savings by switching...

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ComReg issues €255,000 fine to Virgin Media over contracts issue

Virgin Media failed to provide 26,046 of its customers with a contract in a durable form.

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