Eir extend live TV to iOS and Android with SeaChange

Irish telco eir is expanding its eir Vision IPTV platform to deliver OTT live TV to iOS and Android devices. The eir Vision platform, based on SeaChange International’s technology, will now provide a unified user experience across iOS and Android mobile devices, according to eir. SeaChange, which provides its Nitro multiscreen user interface for the […]

Eircom TV service gains traction

Irish telco, Eircom, said that its TV service continued to gain traction in the quarter ending March 31 with 37,000 TV customers, representing 26% of its consumer fibre base.  Announcing results for its fiscal third quarter, the operator said that 22% of customers now have TV/mobile bundles and that the rollout of its next generation […]

Music companies round on UPC Ireland over illegal downloads

The Irish subsidiaries of Sony Music, Warner Music and Unviersal Music have called for legal action to force Liberty Global-owned UPC Ireland to combat illegal downloading on lines that have already been agreed with the country’s largest telco Eircom. The music groups are taking legal action after UPC declined to adopt a so-called ‘three strikes’ […]

Ireland’s Eircom notches up 28,000 TV customers

Irish telco Eircom recorded 28,000 customers for its IPTV offering eVision as of September 30, after reporting “continued traction” for the service.  Announcing its fiscal first quarter results, Eircom said that its TV service now has 25% penetration among its fibre customers. “Our leading network capability and the addition of services such as eVision On […]

Eircom sets TV customer target

Irish telco Eircom has set a June 2014 target of 24,000 customers for its recently-launched eVision IPTV. In its results for the second quarter and half year ended 31 December 2013, Eircom named the figure in its full-year 2014 imperatives, along with upping its fibre footprint to a million homes by summer 2014. As of […]

Eircom launches new TV service to take on Sky and UPC

Irish telco Eircom has launched eVision, a new IPTV service offering up to 100 channels in a move to establish itself as a quad-play provider and take on pay TV operators BSkyB and UPC Ireland.  Eircom is offering two basic packages. The Essential pack, for €10 a month, includes 34 channels, while for an additional […]