eir regulatory context
The provision of electronic communications networks and services in Ireland is regulated by the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) in accordance with Irish and European legislation. We operate our communications business in Ireland under this regime.
The most important authorisation under which we operate our business is the General Authorisation published by ComReg (Decision Notice D03/81R4 refers). This sets out the general conditions with which all providers of electronic communications networks and services in Ireland must comply.
Universal Service Provider
eircom Ltd. (formerly known under its trading name 'eircom' and trading as 'eir' and 'open eir' since 16 Sept. 2015) has obligations as the designated Universal Service Provider for telephony services (Decision Notice D07/12 and others refer), the scope of which includes the following:
- Provision of Access at a Fixed Location
- Directory Services
- Provision of Public Payphones
- Provision of Universal Service to Consumers with Disabilities
Significant Market Power
Furthermore, we are subject to specific obligations in markets where ComReg has designated eircom as having Significant Market Power ('SMP').
See more at the regulator's website.
eir regulatory information
eir must publish specified information ('regulatory information') in accordance with its obligations.
This portal provides access to the following information: