Sky’s Now TV Comes to Ireland

by Alan Spencer

Now TV has become available in Ireland, five years after its launch by Sky in the UK in 2012. The service is available to anyone in Ireland with an Internet connection and is supported …

Tags:Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Sky| Vol 24 - Issue 17

NorDig Adopts HbbTV 2 Specification

by Isaac Oburu

NorDig, which coordinates the technical specifications for digital TV in the Nordics (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark) and Ireland, has decided to support the adoption of HbbTV 2, an upgrade from its current support of …

Tags:Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Nordics| OTT Video| Smart TV| Vol 24 - Issue 06

JC Decaux Wins Irish Transport Authority

by Bob Raikes

JCDecaux has signed a five year contract with the National Transport Authority of Ireland. The company will take over the advertising rights and maintenance related to 1,843 existing bus shelters and 3,726 advertising panels. …

Tags:DOOH| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Transport| Vol 23 - Issue 50

Amscreen Wins ClearChannel in Ireland

by Bob Raikes

After signing a deal with Amscreen of the UK, Clear Channel Ireland has started operating displays based on units from the company in the Westend Shopping Park. Declan O’Carroll, Clear Channel Ireland COO said: …

Tags:Amscreen| ClearChannel| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 44

Sanderson Returns to Lead Ingram UK&I

by Tom Allen

Matt Sanderson, formerly VP and MD of Ingram Micro Australia, has moved to the UK & Ireland division of the company. From the 1st July he will take on the role of country chief …

Tags:Ingram Micro| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Recruitment & Appointments| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 23

Sky Q Officially Available

by Milos Pavlovic

Sky Q can be purchased in the UK and Ireland now. The first Sky Q customers will have their STBs installed by the end of the month.

Tags:Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Sky| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Dixons Carphone to Close Stores

by Tom Allen

UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone has said that it is to close more than 130 stores in the UK and Ireland. There will be no job losses as part of the move. Dixons is …

Tags:Dixons| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Garmin Takes Tech Data

by Tom Allen

Tech Data is now a B2B distributor of Garmin’s wearable products in Ireland and the UK.

Tags:Distribution| Garmin| Ireland| Mobile Display Monitor| TechData| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 50

Truly and AndersDX Continue PMOLED Partnership

by Tom Allen

UK-based distributor AndersDX is now handling a circular PMOLED display for Truly Semiconductor. Targeted at wearable electronics – specifically in healthcare and fitness – the 1.13″ OEL9M0082-W-E module is customisable for various applications. It …

Tags:Distribution| Ireland| Mobile Display Monitor| PMOLED| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 39

Samsung Takes Steps Towards Ubiquitous Charging

by Tom Allen

To celebrate the launch of the Galaxy S6 in Ireland, Samsung has teamed up with Starcom, Source Out of Home, Delite and Clear Channel, adding wireless charging to five bus shelters around Dublin. The …

Tags:Back Panel| Ireland| Mobile Display Monitor| NFC| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 18| Wireless Charging

Paul Butler Named Top Exec by PCR

by Tom Allen

Paul Butler, sales director at AOC/MMD UK and Ireland, has been recognised as one of the region’s top technology executives by PCR. Butler has worked in the IT channel for more than 20 years …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Wuaki Reaches Italy, Has Big Plans in Europe

by Tom Allen

Spanish VoD service has now been launched in Italy. It aims to be in 15 European countries by the end of the year, having finished 2014 in four, with two million users. Ireland …

Tags:Austria| Europe| IPTV| Ireland| Italy| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| VOD| Vol 22 - Issue 10