Eircom Group Ltd. (stylised as eircom) is a fixed, mobile and broadband [[telecommunications]] company in Ireland, and a former [[state monopoly|state-owned monopolist]]. It is currently the largest telecommunications operator in the Republic, with a division to service the business & corporate markets in Northern Ireland and Britain. As [[Telecom Éireann|Bord Telecom Éireann]], the company was state owned until 1999, when it was floated on the Irish and New York Stock Exchanges.
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=== Television ===
Eircom as Telecom Éireann owned 75% of the cable operator [[NTL Ireland#History|Cablelink]] (the other 25% was owned by [[RTÉ]]). Cablelink was sold to [[NTL Ireland|NTL]] in 1999 and subsequently bought by [[UPC Broadband|UPC]].
Eircom joined a consortium with [[TV3 (Ireland)|TV3 Group]], [[Arqiva]], Eircom and[[Setanta Sports]] called OneVision to apply for the Commercial licence for . On 1 May 2009 Fintan Drury, chairman of the OneVision consortium, announced that OneVision was to enter negotiations with the BCI, with the view to take over operations of the Irish pay DTT service.ref It was hoped that the launch of OneVision would happen in late 2010/early 2011 at a proposed operation cost of €40 million. OneVision aspire to offer 23 channels coinciding with the free-to-air channels.ref However OneVision subsequently dropped out of negotiations with the BCI.
In 2013 Eircom began providing a TV service along with its eFibre service called [[eVision]].ref