Mon, 13 Apr, 2020
A lot may have changed in the last 20 years, but in many ways, few lessons have been learned from how we lived in the late 1990s and early 2000s, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
As chief executive of Eircell in the late 1990s, Stephen Brewer was to the forefront of the country’s nascent mobile revolution.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Vodafone Ireland has appointed Cork-born Anne O’Leary to head its operations at a time when the big focus is on 4G rollout. Her task will be to ensure the biggest mobile operator in the country continues its march, says Kyran Fitzgerald
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
THE McCarthy Report on State Assets and Liabilities is short-sighted, contradictory and seems to have little regard for the state’s strategic position in fostering future economic development in Ireland.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
GAA President Nickey Brennan confirmed today that Vodafone will continue their sponsorship of the All-Stars and that the scheme's presentation banquet will take place this year in the Citywest Hotel on October 17.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2008
VODAFONE’S 11-year Association with the GAA All Star scheme is to end today.
Wed, 07 May, 2008
Fri, 21 Mar, 2008
IT is the height of hypocrisy for Fine Gael, the employers’ group IBEC, the Small Firms’ Association and other conservative elements to bemoan the decision of Aer Lingus to end its Shannon-Heathrow connection.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
THE 45,000 customers of Smart Telecom are the latest casualties of the crazy decision to privatise Telecom Éireann.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
THE takeover of Eircom by Babcock & Brown is the latest in a series of ownership changes.
Wed, 24 May, 2006
EIRCOM’S current and former employees are likely to get windfall payments later this year from the sale of their stake in the company.
IF BABCOCK & BROWN succeeds with its takeover bid for Eircom, it will be the fourth time in less than seven years the telecom giant has changed hands.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
DIGICEL, Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean-based mobile business, has named former Eircell chief executive Stephen Brewer as the new head of its operations in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2005
Denis O'Brien's Digicel Group today announced Stephen Brewer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Trinidad & Tobago.
Sun, 21 Aug, 2005
EIRCOM has had almost €130 million wiped off its market value since announcing it would buy Meteor for €420m earlier this week.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2005
EIRCOM is set to spark a price war in the mobile phone market after announcing its €420 million takeover of Meteor yesterday.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2005
EIRCOM became the last man standing in the race to buy Meteor yesterday after smaller rival Smart Telecom said it was no longer interested in the country's third mobile operator.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2005
Smart Telecom tonight pulled out of the battle for Meteor, leaving Eircom as the only major contender left in the race to buy the country’s third mobile phone company.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2005
PROSPECTS for Eircom’s re-entry to the mobile market hotted up yesterday as the fixed-line phone operator refused to comment on speculation it had bid for an advanced third generation (3G) licence.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2005
THE rate of broadband take-up in Ireland has collapsed, according to figures published yesterday by Eircom.
Sat, 28 May, 2005
EIRCOM’S re-entry to the mobile phone market is only a matter of time and the company should buy Meteor when it comes on the market, according to Davy Stockbrokers.
Tue, 24 May, 2005
Mobile phone giant Vodafone today indicated its run of multi-billion pound losses would end next year following a change in accounting rules.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2005
EIRCOM’S future remains uncertain following its return to the stock market.
Tue, 18 May, 2004
VODAFONE’S share price has come under renewed pressure amid rumours of an intended bid for AT&T’s mobile giant AT&T Wireless in the United States.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2004
SHARES in Vodafone Group Plc, the world’s largest cellular operator, fell to an 11-week low on Friday last.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2004
IT was the 1970s before the first telephone was installed into south Kerry’s Black Valley.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2004
Analysts in Britain have recommended that Irish shareholders hold onto their Vodafone stock, citing yesterday's interim results as an indication of future growth.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2003
MOBILE phone operator Vodafone yesterday appointed former Eircom chief executive Alfie Kane to its board of directors.
METEOR, the third mobile phone operator in Ireland, believes it has a cast iron case for access to roaming facilities on the transmission systems of the two major players in the market.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2003
Vodafone has said it will pay dividends to Irish shareholders in euro and not in sterling after receiving complaints.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2003
SENIOR civil servants grossly underestimated the number of mobile phones that would be sold in Ireland when awarding to second mobile phone licence to Esat Digifone.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2002
EIRCOM’S fortunes have dipped sharply since it was bought by Dr Tony O’Reilly and US private investors in November 2001.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2002
Wed, 13 Nov, 2002
MOBILE phones have already changed the face of modern communications and now location-based services are about to bring major changes to mobile phones.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2002
THE Competition Authority is investigating a complaint levied against Vodafone by retailers angry at the slashing of margins on top-ups for ready-to-go phones.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2002
Fixed line operator, eircom has been hit hard by charges it had to take as a result of restructuring moves and the sale of its mobile unit, Eircell to Vodafone.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2002
The Irish Republic now has the seventh highest percentage of mobile phone users in Europe, according to new figures from the Dublin-based Director of Telecommunications office.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2002
Vodafone Ireland says that its Key Performance Indicators for the three month period to March 31, 2002, show that its integration into the Vodafone Group, with full re-branding is complete.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2002
The country's largest mobile phone operator is undergoing a major revamp this morning, as Eircell officially changes its name to Vodafone Ireland.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2002
A senior parliamentary backbench member of Fianna Fail has demanded safeguards to prevent a ‘‘sex text message’’ scam spreading to Ireland from Britain.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2002
The Eircell-Vodafone Hurling All-Stars of the last two years depart for Argentina later this morning, where they will play an exhibition game at the Hurling Club of Buenos Aires on Saturday.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2002
Dublin company Altamedius, formerly Artic Web, is to provide micro payment services to Eircell Vodafone's 1.6 million customer base.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2001
Digifone has announced plans for the provision of its GPRS service to corporate and consumer customers in January, 2002.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2001
Genie, the mobile internet business of mm02, has selected Openwave to provide an integrated web, WAP and SMS messaging platform for its 5.8m registered users.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2001
Vodafone, which acquired Eircell from Eircom, reported its results for the half year.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2001
Iarla Flynn has hit out at the 'cosy cartel' between Digifone and Eircell/Vodafone which, he says is keeping mobile phone charges artificially high and is costing Irish businesses millions of pounds every year.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2001
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