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.

Flogas logo on a white banner

Save up to €159 with new gas deal from Flogas

The 25% Direct Debit discount tariff is available from today.

Continue Reading
CRU Chairperson Dr Paul McGowan and Minister Denis Naughten at the rebrand of the CER to the CRU

The Commission for Energy Regulation is now the Commission for Regulation of Utilities

Its mission, vision and values remain the same

Continue Reading
enet SSE logo for joint high speed broadband venture in Ireland

enet-SSE to rollout high-speed broadband to 115,000 premises in North-West Ireland

Towns that will benefit from the rollout include Ballinasloe, Roscommon and Manorhamilton.

Continue Reading
Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell and Orlagh Nevin Director of Sales Marketing and Service at open eir

Pure Telecom signs deal with open eir to access its wholesale network

The deal gives Pure Telecom access to almost two million potential customers.

Continue Reading
Image of cliffs and water with eir rebranded logo in front

From September, the Meteor mobile brand will be no more

Meteor customers will be contacted about this shortly.

Continue Reading
SIRO logo in front of the Cliffs of Moher

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

The trial took place in Carrigaline, Co. Cork.

Continue Reading
Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell with sales agency DSM CEOs

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.

Continue Reading
enet broadband logo

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.

Continue Reading
Pure Telecom banner logo

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

The company reached €20 million in revenue in 2016.

Continue Reading
SIRO logo in front of the Cliffs of Moher

Ennis is Ireland’s latest 'gigabit town'

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

Continue Reading
White fibre optic cables

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

This rollout is to be completed by end-2018.

Continue Reading
Dual carriageway in city at night with lights from cars

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

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

Continue Reading
Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at jobs announcement in Limerick

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.

Continue Reading
Pure Telecom banner logo

Pure Telecom to create 32 new jobs

The jobs will require an investment of €1.8 million

Continue Reading
Logo of the Commission for Communications Regulation

ComReg opens consultation on Code of Practice for complaints

The consultation is open from now until 6 February.

Continue Reading
Smartphone plugged into a laptop with a charging cable

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’.

Continue Reading
Three laptops with fibre broadband connections between them

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

Continue Reading
SSE logo banner

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.

Continue Reading
SIRO logo in front of the Cliffs of Moher

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.

Continue Reading
88 man laptop hands1

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

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

Continue Reading
SIRO logo in front of the Cliffs of Moher

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.

Continue Reading
Gas ring on a hob with blue flame

PrePayPower will soon be entering the gas market

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

Continue Reading
Nova Broadband company logo on sign

Nova Broadband to expand even further next year

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

Continue Reading
Person holding a tablet and swiping with eir banner logo in front

Anchorage Capital Group LLC intends to acquire eir

Continue Reading
Front of brochure about Virgin Media Future Maker Awards

Virgin Media launches 'Future Makers Awards'

The awards will recognise young coders aged 10 to 17

Continue Reading