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Ireland’s Telecommunications Continues to Move From Fixed to Mobile

Ireland’s telecommunications use is changing. In the last 12 months there has been a decline in voice communications, both fixed and mobile, while data usage, again both fixed and in particular mobile, is increasing, according to the latest Quarterly Report on the Electronic Communications from the Commission for Communications Regulation. For Irish business this means […]

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Why Office 365 Software as a Service (SaaS) Makes Sense for SMEs

Upgrade inertia is an old story when it comes to computers. Not just individuals, but organisations too are resistant to change. “Will this new system work with my existing business process?” “Why do we have to change anyway?” “Testing this will cost money and time!” “It ain’t broke – don’t fix it!” But with technology, as with everything, […]

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Trading Online Vouchers Offer Expertise as Well as Cash [Video]

Blacknight went to Cork earlier this month, to take part in the South Cork Local Enterprise Office Information Day about the Trading Online Vouchers (TOV) scheme. These vouchers are available to SMEs from Local Enterprises Offices (LEOs) all over Ireland, providing matched funding up to €2500 to help companies to trade online. But as Dr Stephen […]

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Irish Shoppers Flocking To Paying By Contactless And Mobile

Irish shoppers, like those across Europe, are flocking to new payment options using contactless credit cards and mobile payments in ever increasing numbers, forgoing cash for speed and convenience. Over three-quarters (78%) of Irish shoppers are using mobile payment options such as a smartphone, tablet or wearable device when shopping, the eighth highest use in […]

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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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