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Vodafone Ireland denies downgrading pay-as-you-go customers when roaming in EU

One reader complained: ‘It was practically impossible to use Facebook or Twitter’ Readers have contacted Independent.ie complaining that their Vodafone mobile access has been curtailed from 4G to 3G when travelling abroad, despite a new EU law requiring operators to abide by the ‘roam like home’ principle.  Under Vodafone’s terms and conditions for prepay users, 4G is not provided to…

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Vodafone Ireland starts Roam-Like-At-Home for all customers

Vodafone Ireland announced that all customers will benefit from ‘roam like at home’ in the EU at no extra charge. Postpaid customers can use their home allowance at no extra charge when roaming in the EU, and incoming calls from Europe are free. READ MORE: Virgin Media Ireland launches wifi service for businesses Beyond the monthly package, they pay the…

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Virgin Media Ireland launches wifi service for businesses

‘Fast, reliable wifi’ priced from €30 a month Virgin Media Ireland has launched a wifi service for Irish businesses, which it says will boost local economies and benefit both companies and their customers. Virgin Wifi was unveiled at the Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda, an event sponsored by the cable company. Businesses can access “fast, reliable wifi” for their businesses from €30…

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Eir introduces WiFi Calling for blackspots, roaming

Eir has introduced WiFi Calling for all 144,000 of its and Meteor mobile customers. The company said the free service will provide a solution for mobile coverage in blackspots, or in homes, commercial buildings or areas where it can be difficult to get a mobile signal. Under the system, users will be able to make and receive calls and texts…

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RingCentral Announces New European Offering

RingCentral Office® extends presence to 13 European countries with in-country purchasing capability and euro billing Adds new channel partners in Europe RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the ability for customers to purchase RingCentral Office across 13 European countries. RingCentral’s in-country European expansion signifies a strong commitment to providing local presence…

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Amazon Plans To Open €1bn Dublin Data Centre With A Large Data Campus

The e-commerce giant keeps building its presence in Ireland Amazon is planning to open a €1 billion (£873m) data centre campus in west Dublin, fuelling the expansion of its cloud and web services. The e-commerce giant has submitted plans to build a 20,739 square metre data centre in Mulhuddart near Dublin, according to the Irish Independent. The data centre itself…

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7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland

TODAY A GOVERNMENT put forward its recommendations for how issues around access to broadband and mobile phones will be solved. Communications Minister Denis Naughten and Arts Minister Heather Humphreys brought a report compiled by a broadband taskforce before Cabinet for consideration. The report contains 40 actions aimed at accelerating the delivery of telecoms infrastructure, ahead of the rollout of the…

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BT To Add Further 500 Customer Service Jobs In UK And Ireland

BT Group PLC on Monday said it will recruit another 500 customer service staff in the UK and Ireland. The new roles are in addition to the telecommunications firm’s previously announced target of 1,000 UK and Ireland customer service jobs by the end of March 2017. BT said that most of these roles will be frontline positions in customer care…

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