Denis O’Brien: Since Digicel’s IPO was pulled, he has faced the threat of stiffer competition in the Caribbean. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien waived about $20 million (€17.5m) of cash dividends last year from his Digicel Group and has promised the mobile company’s l(...)

 Dee Forbes: has jumped the fence from a multinational media world backed by billionaire shareholders to a relatively puny national one beset by political inertia

What, or who, links RTÉ and Discovery Communications? One answer is Dee Forbes, the president and managing director of Discovery Networks Northern Eu(...)

The Irish loss of almost $560m relates to cable TV and telecoms provider Virgin Media (formerly UPC Ireland)

Colorado-based cable company Liberty Global had almost $560 million in accumulated losses at its Irish businesses at the end of 2015 that could potent(...)

Richard Branson: to be depicted as  a saviour figure in ad promoting Virgin Media Ireland’s mobile offering. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A hologram of Richard Branson features in Virgin Media Ireland’s new television ad, part of its new campaign to boost its broadband customers. In the(...)

 The biggest faller in London was Standard Chartered, which dropped 5.3 per cent after Investec cut its rating to hold from buy, recommending investors take profits after a 17 per cent surge in two days. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

The Iseq slipped about 0.5 per cent yesterday as European stocks generally struggled to maintain momentum, due to renewed concerns about global growt(...)

Vodafone investors finally put out of their misery. Photograph: PA Wire

UK phone network operator Vodafone and John Malone’s cable company Liberty Global agreed on Monday to combine their operations in the Netherlands for(...)

Service revenue at Vodafone rose in the third quarter.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Vodafone Ireland said its service revenue rose in its third quarter as growth returned to its mobile market, with both consumer and enterprise sector(...)

The 360-degree format allows viewers to use their mobile device, desktop cursor or Apple TV remote control to manipulate what they see on screen.

Advertising agency Irish International BBDO and New York-based virtual reality specialists Littlstar have created a 360-degree advertisement for Virgi(...)

 TV3’s Pat Kiely (right) is pictured with Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary at the filming of an ad for the airline in its Ballymount studios in 2014. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Pat Kiely, TV3’s long-serving commercial director, has been appointed managing director of the broadcaster by its new owners Virgin Media Ireland. Mr(...)

Denis O’Brien or his companies became entangled in an array of legal actions and controversies in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The past year was, without doubt, the most eventful yet in the entrepreneurial career of Denis O’Brien, who is Ireland’s richest and most successful b(...)