eircom is the leading provider of telecommunications services in Ireland and has the most extensive fixed line telecommunications network in the country in terms of both capacity and geographic reach. The company has over 1.2 million customers and provides a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data and internet services to the residential, business and enterprise markets.
The company which was formerly listed on the Dublin and London stock exchanges, was purchased by Australian firm Babcock & Brown Capital Ltd (ASX:BCM) together with the eircom Employee Share Ownership Trust (ESOT) in August 2006.
With almost 7,000 employees, eircom Group is one of Ireland’s largest employers.
Our mobile division, Meteor, was acquired in November 2005 and is Ireland’s third largest mobile phone operator with over one million mobile subscribers.
eircom is committed to supporting innovation in technology. This is evidenced through our long standing involvement with the eircom Golden Spiders Awards and our own annual Innovation Fund. We are delighted to extend this commitment to the eircom Junior Spider Awards which will recognise and promote the outstanding achievements of students across Ireland.