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There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?
# Speed Limits
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# Speed Limits

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?

Feb 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 48,349 Views 79 Comments

The two companies aren’t being particularly clear on what or who is causing the slow streaming speeds.

Virgin Media will be hoping for a Richard Branson bounce in Ireland
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# Virgin Birth

Virgin Media will be hoping for a Richard Branson bounce in Ireland

Nov 6th 2015, 11:59 AM 18,115 Views 51 Comments

The company shed more customers over the three months before it was officially renamed from UPC.

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle
# Is It A Bird
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# Is It A Bird

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle

Sep 16th 2015, 11:28 AM 23,090 Views 77 Comments

The company is spending €16 million on a rebrand, including a new name and logo.

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out
# Say My Name
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# Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out

Sep 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 20,684 Views 30 Comments

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media
# Oh Hai Richard Branson
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# Oh Hai Richard Branson

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media

Aug 28th 2015, 2:44 PM 31,803 Views 61 Comments

Changes are on the way.

What's Amazon's impressive streaming service and why can't you get it in Ireland?
# UPC
# UPC

What's Amazon's impressive streaming service and why can't you get it in Ireland?

Jul 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 77,568 Views 26 Comments

Does Netflix have any direct competition here?

UPC Ireland buys TV3 for €80 million
# Not A Bad Deal
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# Not A Bad Deal

UPC Ireland buys TV3 for €80 million

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:58 PM 37,502 Views 51 Comments

Changes are ahead for the channel.

8 of the quickest reactions to TV3 being bought by UPC
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

8 of the quickest reactions to TV3 being bought by UPC

Jul 3rd 2015, 7:38 PM 8,424 Views 0 Comments

The sarcasm was strong.

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers
# Shady
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# Shady

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers

Jun 22nd 2015, 5:20 PM 90,316 Views 89 Comments

Consumers had not been given enough information before they entered into contracts.

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments
# Post No Bills
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# Post No Bills

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments

Jun 16th 2015, 6:04 AM 16,137 Views 35 Comments

Customers are being written to at the moment – but the cut-off for An Post payments happens next week.

Is this American billionaire's company about to buy TV3?
# Deal Or No Deal
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# Deal Or No Deal

Is this American billionaire's company about to buy TV3?

Jun 12th 2015, 9:36 AM 13,173 Views 29 Comments

UPC owner Liberty Global has emerged as the frontrunner in a potential sale.

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
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# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Jun 7th 2015, 10:15 AM 9,813 Views 1 Comment

Everyone was talking about Denis O’Brien and SiteServ, broadband wars and jobs for the grads.

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together
# Hooked Up
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# Hooked Up

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together

Jun 5th 2015, 5:11 PM 30,328 Views 32 Comments

UPC parent Liberty Global and Vodafone are looking at doing a deal.

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?
# Yesssss
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# Yesssss

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?

Jun 4th 2015, 5:50 PM 48,492 Views 100 Comments

Eircom plans to be the biggest fibre provider in the land.

16 brilliant films and TV shows you can watch on your UPC right now
# Binge Watch
# Binge Watch

16 brilliant films and TV shows you can watch on your UPC right now

Mar 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 13,052 Views 5 Comments

Nothing on the telly? Fear not.

UPC has launched its own streaming service...
# Not Optimus Prime
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# Not Optimus Prime

UPC has launched its own streaming service...

Mar 19th 2015, 5:06 PM 18,110 Views 20 Comments

But Netflix it ain’t. And you may have to pay extra for it.

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines
# Bad News
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# Bad News

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines

Feb 19th 2015, 8:18 PM 23,090 Views 84 Comments

Facilities in Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford will be affected.

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country
# Zooooooom
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# Zooooooom

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country

Jan 6th 2015, 11:52 AM 15,777 Views 72 Comments

The new service offers unlimited 240 Mbps broadband from today.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# 5 At 5
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# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jan 2nd 2015, 4:45 PM 7,879 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

No, you can't watch the original UTV on Irish telly any more
# Bye Bye Julian
# Bye Bye Julian

No, you can't watch the original UTV on Irish telly any more

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:16 PM 84,740 Views 62 Comments

But there IS a workaround if you have Sky.

If you're a UPC customer, your monthly bill could increase in February
# Price Increase
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# Price Increase

If you're a UPC customer, your monthly bill could increase in February

Jan 2nd 2015, 12:40 PM 36,203 Views 82 Comments

The price increase relates to its TV services and will come into effect next month

Sky has joined the fibre broadband wars. And it's undercutting its main rivals
# Sky High
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# Sky High

Sky has joined the fibre broadband wars. And it's undercutting its main rivals

Dec 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,300 Views 54 Comments

All the big telecoms players are offering high-speed broadband in Ireland from today.

Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland - but customers are slow to get on board
# Broadband Wars
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# Broadband Wars

Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland - but customers are slow to get on board

Nov 28th 2014, 9:42 AM 18,970 Views 102 Comments

The company’s revenue is still going down, although not as fast as before.

Who is this US billionaire who is buying up half of Ireland's hotels?
# Property Baron
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# Property Baron

Who is this US billionaire who is buying up half of Ireland's hotels?

Nov 19th 2014, 11:17 AM 25,870 Views 45 Comments

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the latest property to be snapped up by the man Al Gore dubbed “Darth Vader”.

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you're going to shop?
# Clicks Or Bricks
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# Clicks Or Bricks

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you're going to shop?

Nov 11th 2014, 1:39 PM 9,258 Views 28 Comments

What can local retailers do to win back all the Irish online shoppers spending their cash overseas?

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites
# Banned
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# Banned

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Nov 10th 2014, 10:47 PM 24,457 Views 78 Comments

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months
# Coding
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# Coding

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months

Oct 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,757 Views 15 Comments

The exact locations has yet to be set in stone, but it’s expected that some of them will be set up in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick.

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin
# Computer Says No
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# Computer Says No

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,738 Views 40 Comments

Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas
# Oireachtas TV
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# Oireachtas TV

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:12 PM 7,732 Views 32 Comments

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

This Irish start-up landed €15 million from a secret millionaire (after meeting in a pub)
# Cashing In
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# Cashing In

This Irish start-up landed €15 million from a secret millionaire (after meeting in a pub)

Aug 20th 2014, 4:52 PM 37,617 Views 24 Comments

Irish TV will launch next week, targeting the world-wide Irish diaspora.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 8th 2014, 10:58 PM 16,106 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

UPDATE: UPC says it won't give out customer data for TV licence crackdown
# Telly
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# Telly

UPDATE: UPC says it won't give out customer data for TV licence crackdown

Jul 8th 2014, 4:25 PM 24,951 Views 215 Comments

Pat Rabbitte has got government approval for a new scheme aimed at tackling TV licence fee evasion.

Sorry, country folk: Still a huge divide between urban and rural internet speeds
# Connected
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# Connected

Sorry, country folk: Still a huge divide between urban and rural internet speeds

Jun 4th 2014, 3:46 PM 8,622 Views 58 Comments

At the launch of UPC’s second Irish Digital Report, the Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte said that there was still a “significant divide” between the quality of internet service provided in urban and rural Ireland.

UPC to enter mobile market next year after striking deal with Three
# Upwardly Mobile
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# Upwardly Mobile

UPC to enter mobile market next year after striking deal with Three

May 30th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,301 Views 56 Comments

UPC will become a mobile operator in 2015 after it signed an MVNO agreement with Three Ireland.

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head
# Online
# Online

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head

Feb 13th 2014, 5:46 PM 44,861 Views 57 Comments

GET OFF THE PHONE, I need to look something up!

Worried about rising TV service charges? Read these money-saving tips
# A Penny Saved...
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# A Penny Saved...

Worried about rising TV service charges? Read these money-saving tips

Jan 24th 2014, 4:16 PM 26,595 Views 91 Comments

Both UPC and Sky Ireland have said customers will face price hikes – in some cases as high as 14 per cent.

UPC's red button hiccup for Leinster clash unlikely to be repeated
# Live
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# Live

UPC's red button hiccup for Leinster clash unlikely to be repeated

Jan 14th 2014, 12:39 PM 6,689 Views 8 Comments

The Irish province’s Heineken Cup game in Castres was unavailable live, even to viewers with Sky Sports add-on packages.

Eircom enters the television market to compete with Sky and UPC
# TV Wars
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# TV Wars

Eircom enters the television market to compete with Sky and UPC

Oct 16th 2013, 7:17 PM 13,061 Views 99 Comments

And then there were three…

7 signs you're addicted to a TV series
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# Sponsored By UPC

7 signs you're addicted to a TV series

Aug 28th 2013, 12:55 PM 24,114 Views 71 Comments

Are you a TV series junkie? We understand.

6 ways TV is the third person in your relationship
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# Sponsored By UPC

6 ways TV is the third person in your relationship

Aug 19th 2013, 6:16 PM 16,726 Views 28 Comments

For better or worse, TV is definitely in the mix with you and your other half.

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