Comreg alleges Eir exploited pandemic to overcharge customers

The communications regulator is seeking to impose a record fine of €11.5 million on the telecoms company

22nd November, 2021
Comreg alleges Eir exploited pandemic to overcharge customers
Carolan Lennon, chief executive of Eir. Picture: Fennells

Eir sought to use the Covid-19 pandemic as an “excuse” for ongoing instances of alleged overcharging, the communications regulator has claimed.

Comreg is seeking to impose a record fine of €11.5 million on Eir for what it says is a “widespread” and “ongoing” issue of overcharging. Eir denies the claims.

In documents filed with the High Court last week, Comreg said the issue affected at least 71,000 customers over...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Virgin’s €200m network upgrade is a ‘big vote of confidence’

Siro to offer two-gigabit broadband to its customers in 2022

National Broadband Ireland off the pace to meet connections targets

Siro to launch ‘Ireland’s fastest ever broadband’ in Kilkenny