Latest Telecoms News about Ireland

Ireland's Eircom Looking at Third Stock Market Listing

  Irish telecoms operator, Eircom is reportedly considering its third stock market listing in 15 years, as its debt holders look to sell their stakes....

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European Union Delays Decision on Two Telecoms Mergers

  The European Union's competition authority is extending the time it is taking to review the planned merger of two of Germany's mobile networks to allow them time to offer regulatory concessions....

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Hutchison 3G Offers Concessions to Secure Takeover Approval of O2 Ireland

  Hutchison 3G Ireland has reportedly offered to sell some of its customer base and its radio spectrum in order to secure approval for its merger with a rival Irish mobile network....

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Mobile Games Developer Seeks $7.6 Billion Valuation from Stock Market Listing

  King Digital Entertainment, the games developer behind the hit mobile game series, Candy Crush, amongst others, is seeking a stock market listing that could value the company at US$7.6 billion....

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Apple Under More Pressure Over Irish Tax Policies

  Apple and the Irish government are coming under pressure to explain an exceptionally low undisclosed tax rate that the computer giant is paying in the country....

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Hutchison Offers Concessions to Regulators for Irish Networks Merger

  Hutchison Whampoa has offered a number of concessions to European regulators as it seeks approval for a merger of its Irish mobile network with Telefonica O2's local unit....

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Vodafone in $545 Million Talks for Irish Fibre Broadband Network

  Vodafone's Ireland subsidiary is reported to be in talks for a nationwide fibre based broadband network in association with the national electricity company....

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European Regulator Issue Objections to Irish Mergers

  Hutchison 3G has confirmed that it has received objections from the European Commission concerning its planned purchase of O2 Ireland....

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Hutchsion Faces Regulator Hurdles in Bid to Buy O2 Ireland

  The European Union is expected to demand further concessions from Hutchsion Whampoa before it approves the company's purchase of Telefonica O2's Ireland subsidiary....

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Ireland's Three to Launch LTE Services Next Week

  Hutchison 3G Ireland has announced that its LTE network will launch next Monday, on the 27th January, and access to the 4G network will be free to existing customers until the end of July....

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