The Irish Internet Association was 'overwhealmed' by the record number of entries to this year's Net Visionary Awards, the organisation said today. The shortlist contains 62 websites spread over 14 categories, each of which is up for the public vote.
In a series of text messages being send to mobile phone customers this week the major service providers, Vodafone, O2, Three, eMobile are advising customers to change their voicemail passcodes so as to prevent unauthorised access to personal messages.
Figures published yesterday in the latest Irish Communications Market ComReg quarterly report suggest that 146,326 households and businesses in Ireland are currently subscribed to broadband packages of 2Mbps or less. Data concerning Q1 2011 indicates that 123,934 residential broadband subscriptions and 22,392 business broadband subscriptions are currently active for packages offering between 144kps and 1.99Mbps download speeds.
O2 Ireland wants you to share a happy thought on Twitter or Facebook to help promote young people’s mental health in Ireland. The telecommunications company has parntered with the Dublin-based charity Headstrong, @HeadstrongYMH work to raise awareness of mental health issues in young people who are at risk of suicide or self-harm.
O2 Ireland is warning its 1.7 million users to be aware of a fake “phishing” emails purporting to be from the company.
The fake emails tell O2 customers to click a link where they are asked to provide their O2.ie login details. These emails do not originate from O2 nor are they associated with the company.
Android growth this year has been phenomenal, with the platform taking the top spot of fastest growing mobile OS in Ireland earlier this year. We’ve compiled this list of the cheapest Android phones available in Ireland, and just in time for Christmas too.
A lot of debate has been circulating in recent months about the subject of IPv6 and how it will be the saviour of the internet as we know it. In this article we try to explain what exactly IPv6 is, why it’s so important for the continued success of the internet, and how prepared Ireland is for its imminent deployment.