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# telecoms - Last year 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 16,391 Views 26 Comments

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

# telecoms - All time

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 14,797 Views 44 Comments

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

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 13,440 Views 17 Comments

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

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 46,625 Views 55 Comments

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

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 11,931 Views 2 Comments

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

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 30,424 Views 173 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “miserable” decision.

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 15,540 Views 65 Comments

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

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 123,391 Views 104 Comments

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

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 11,457 Views 18 Comments

The telecoms company struck a deal with the industry watchdog.

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 37,740 Views 87 Comments

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

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 5,808 Views 4 Comments

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

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion
# ComReg
# ComReg

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion

Sep 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 14,117 Views 7 Comments

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

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 12,036 Views 6 Comments

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

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 9,434 Views 22 Comments

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

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 21,091 Views 99 Comments

Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.

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 11,663 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”.

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 4,457 Views 4 Comments

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

830 jobs to go at Eircom
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

830 jobs to go at Eircom

Nov 18th 2013, 9:22 AM 19,082 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.

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 3,424 Views 13 Comments

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

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 5,783 Views 66 Comments

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

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 8,685 Views 48 Comments

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

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 9,803 Views 39 Comments

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

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 8,811 Views 34 Comments

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

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 24,562 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.

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 2,426 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”.

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

Significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in Q2

Jul 17th 2012, 3:16 PM 1,981 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Vodafone staff vote in favour of industrial action

Apr 25th 2012, 5:08 PM 6,237 Views 33 Comments

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

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 3,826 Views 7 Comments

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

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 3,404 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.

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 1,932 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dozens of jobs announced by Ammeon, Version One

Nov 28th 2011, 10:30 AM 1,916 Views 9 Comments

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

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 3,343 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.

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 154 Views 0 Comments

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

Imagine buys Clearwire
# Imagine
# Imagine

Imagine buys Clearwire

Jul 26th 2010, 11:40 AM 202 Views 0 Comments