Ireland’s incumbent telecom operator Eircom is rebranding as eir.
Eircom has doubled its TV base over the last 12 months, leading CEO Richard Moat to describe TV uptake as “encouraging”.
Eircom has grown its modest TV subscriber base by additional 4,000 homes as it was announced new Sky Sports channels would join its line-up.
Eircom has grown its eVision TV service by an additional 7,000 households amid strong uptake of its fibre product.
‘Bingeing’ is on the rise in ireland; with 1.4 million people watching hours of the their favourite TV series back to back, according to Eircom Household Sentiment Survey (eHSS).
Ireland’s eircom is targeting 24,000 subscribers for its eVision TV service by this June.
eVision, eircom’s IPTV service, has added 19 new channels at no extra charge.
UPC Ireland has launched a new budget product to counter eircom’s eVision TV product.
Former incumbent eircom is launching its fibre IPTV service positioning eVision TV as a low-cost alternative to Sky and UPC.
Ireland’s eircom has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD to launch its national fibre broadband network.