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O2 is a telecommunications and broadband internet provider. In Ireland it was originally Esat Digifone before it was bought over by Telefónica in 2006.

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# o2 - Friday 30 May, 2014

UPC to enter mobile market next year after striking deal with Three

UPC will become a mobile operator in 2015 after it signed an MVNO agreement with Three Ireland.

# o2 - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Miley Cyrus spat on lots of Irish teenagers and they were DELIGHTED Spit On Me Miley

Miley Cyrus spat on lots of Irish teenagers and they were DELIGHTED

People were jealous that they DIDN’T get spat on.

# o2 - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish smartarse tries to troll O2 live chat, gets shut down Matt-chew

Irish smartarse tries to troll O2 live chat, gets shut down

Don’t mess with O2. Just don’t.

# o2 - Monday 3 February, 2014

Europe isn’t happy about Three trying to buy O2

Three Ireland wants to acquire O2 for €850 million, but the European Commission has raised questions about competition in the mobile phone market.

# o2 - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Three to launch its 4G service next week

The service will be available to users in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick and Waterford and is expected to grow over the next few months.

# o2 - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 23 arrested, one garda injured at Calvin Harris concert in Dublin’s O2 Public Order

23 arrested, one garda injured at Calvin Harris concert in Dublin’s O2

Five people were arrested over drugs offences, and two O2 staff were injured during public order incidents.

# o2 - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 Irish Christmas ads that will hit you right in the feelings Holidays Are Comin'

9 Irish Christmas ads that will hit you right in the feelings

I dunno, it seems VEERRRY unorthodox.

# o2 - Friday 6 December, 2013

What you should consider before buying a smartphone

Because getting the right deal is just as important as the smartphone you pick.

# o2 - Friday 29 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Boyzone’s emotional tribute to Stephen Gately… by drinking wine at Dublin gig Steo

Boyzone’s emotional tribute to Stephen Gately… by drinking wine at Dublin gig

They poured themselves a drink on stage and told some stories.

# o2 - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Score ‘Totes amazeballs… I’m not saying that’: BOD fights the good fight in new ad BOD

‘Totes amazeballs… I’m not saying that’: BOD fights the good fight in new ad

“Cray cray,” “awesometacular,” and “smex” are also off the table.

# o2 - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Watch: Meteor to roll out its 4G service today, but just how fast is it?

TheJournal.ie got a quick trial of the technology’s speeds. See how we got on…

# o2 - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren’t afraid of the craic Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren’t afraid of the craic

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

# o2 - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well

Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.

# o2 - Friday 28 June, 2013

Bruton insists ‘Pirate Bay’ ruling will not mean bans on legal content

The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.

# o2 - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 things you never thought you’d need your phone for (but can’t live without) Phone Life

The 7 things you never thought you’d need your phone for (but can’t live without)

It is a miracle we got anything doing before phones really.

Three buys O2 and will now control 40 per cent of Ireland’s mobile market

The deal has been announced by the Telefonica, the parent company of O2 Ireland, this morning.

# o2 - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay Piracy

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay

UPC, Imagine, Digiweb, Vodafone, Three and O2 have been given 30 days to block users’ access to the piracy website.

# o2 - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Who are Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and how are they selling out two nights at the O2? Macklewho?

Who are Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and how are they selling out two nights at the O2?

Lads, they have a song called Irish Celebration.

# o2 - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beyoncé reacts to Irish tweets about her gigs at the weekend* QUEEN B

Beyoncé reacts to Irish tweets about her gigs at the weekend*

*Ok, this is how we’d imagine she’d react.

# o2 - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beyoncé asks Irish fans to bring old clothes to gig Queen Bee

# o2 - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam Bogus Delivery

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

# o2 - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The Score Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert Jinxed

Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert

Every Ireland player featured in the mobile phone company’s advertisement met with adversity in the Six Nations.

# o2 - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 5 things we learned from One Direction’s Irish gig One Direction

5 things we learned from One Direction’s Irish gig

Includes Niall being confused by an Irish flag.

# o2 - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 most annoying people at a gig Freebird This post contains videos

The 9 most annoying people at a gig

Oh you know all the words? Well done!

# o2 - Monday 18 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Dredge: If you pass by the O2 in Dublin, these girls are camping outside World Of Celebs This post contains videos

The Dredge: If you pass by the O2 in Dublin, these girls are camping outside

Justin Bieber’s in town y’all. That, and all the rest of the celebrity dirt.

# o2 - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Stop everything again! Fleetwood Mac are coming to Dublin Rumours This post contains videos

Stop everything again! Fleetwood Mac are coming to Dublin

Fleetwood Mac are kicking off their European tour in Dublin in September.

# o2 - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: The new O2 Rugby ad — starring Jonny Sexton — is spectacular TV Break This post contains videos

VIDEO: The new O2 Rugby ad — starring Jonny Sexton — is spectacular

Beckham’s gonna be sooooo jealous when he sees this.

# o2 - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The Score Cork bide time in search for sponsor GAA

Cork bide time in search for sponsor

The Rebels are still on the lookout for a sponsor after their 15-year association with O2 has drawn to a close.

# o2 - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From The Score ‘Best crowd EVER’ – Ed Sheeran dons Ireland jersey for O2 gig Green Team

‘Best crowd EVER’ – Ed Sheeran dons Ireland jersey for O2 gig

Has anyone ever seen Ed and Paul McShane in the same place?

# o2 - Thursday 27 December, 2012

How fast are Irish internet service providers? Here’s what Netflix says

The online movie and TV series streaming service has published data on Irish ISPs and how they rank according to streaming speeds for Netflix content.

# o2 - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge No fighting at the Florence and the Machine gig in Dublin tonight ! Dog Days This post contains videos

No fighting at the Florence and the Machine gig in Dublin tonight !

Or else she’ll stop the show and give out to you…

# o2 - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data Data Protection

O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data

The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.

From The Daily Edge Chris Brown was (a) dope at the O2 last night, according to Twitter Chris Brown This post contains videos

Chris Brown was (a) dope at the O2 last night, according to Twitter

And what was that he was smoking on stage?

From The Daily Edge Chris Brown wore the wrong hat for a Dublin gig Says It All This post contains images

Chris Brown wore the wrong hat for a Dublin gig

We’re guessing he thinks it means something different. Here are the pics of last night’s gig…

# o2 - Thursday 15 November, 2012

O2 to begin rollout of 4G mobile network in first half of 2013 4g

O2 to begin rollout of 4G mobile network in first half of 2013

Telefonica Ireland says the new data networks it can offer, following today’s ComReg auction, will increase broadband speeds fivefold.

Mobile operators pay €855 million in auction for new spectrum space

The funding, half of which will be paid incrementally over the next 18 years, partially comes from the analogue switchoff.

# o2 - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The Score O2 to end sponsorship of Cork GAA Dropped Call

O2 to end sponsorship of Cork GAA

The Rebel County will be looking for a new sponsor with their current deal set to end at the end of the year.

# o2 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Dublin band turns down invitation to support Chris Brown at O2 Chris Brown This post contains videos

Dublin band turns down invitation to support Chris Brown at O2

The Original Rudeboys have said that they are “completely against Chris Brown’s assault on Rihanna”.

# o2 - Monday 22 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Why does Chris Brown want this couch* for his Dublin gig? Chris Brown

Why does Chris Brown want this couch* for his Dublin gig?

Promoters are hinting that Rihanna might join Brown in Dublin in November, so he’s ordered a ‘love seat’.

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