Tuesday January 21, 2020

Eir sends a signal with no-frills network and Apple TV offer

The launch of Eir TV and new cut-price mobile service GoMo should force other providers to respond

20th October, 2019
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Xavier Niel, founder of French telecom company Iliad Group and owner of Eir: the Irish company launched its new TV service with Apple TV last week Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

Eir’s billionaire owner Xavier Niel has a well-earned reputation for upending any telecoms market he sets his sights on. Having laid the groundwork over the past 18 months, the maverick French tycoon’s imprints are now becoming clear on his Irish operations with the launch last week of a new TV offering and a cut-price mobile operator.

Irish consumers were introduced to GoMo, the newest entrant to the mobile market, and Eir TV.

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