Eir and Virgin Media could be heading for the courts over Eir’s new Apple TV-based TV service.
Virgin Media and eir have signed an agreement that will see their premium sports channels carried on each others platforms.
The €3.5 billion of Irish telco Eir by the French private investment firm has been completed.
A consortium led by NJJ Telecom Europe has agreed to acquire Irish telcom Eir for €3.5 billion.
Eir says its seeing a continuing momentum in TV and its eir sport channel.
Eir’s TV base has reached 54,000 customers as the Irish telco continues its attempt to make its presence felt.
Eir has purchased Setanta Sports Channel Ireland, the international sports broadcaster, also based in Ireland, for an undisclosed sum.
Eir may have the fastest broadband in Ireland, but it still has a long way to go when it comes to building its TV services.
Ireland’s incumbent telecom operator Eircom is rebranding as eir.