Canning Fok, group managing director of Hutchison Whampoa  with Robert Finnegan CEO of Three Ireland. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Three Ireland is to cut 160 jobs as part of a business restructuring following its recent acquisition and integration of O2. In head office the(...)

Robert Finnegan: wants to keep all Three and O2 sponsorships

Robert Finnegan, chief executive of the newly-merged Three-O2 mobile phone business, was at the Bord Gáis theatre for a staff meeting last Thursday wi(...)

Three Ireland has become the second biggest telecoms provider in the State after completing the buyout of O2

Hutchison’s Three Ireland has completed the €850 million buyout of 02 Ireland from Telefonica in a move that makes it the second biggest telecoms prov(...)

Robert Finnegan:  has run Three Ireland for almost nine years. Photograph: David Sleator

I hope they have a Maserati-sized parking space down at O2’s Dublin headquarters on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. Robert Finnegan, the sports car driving (...)

Three Ireland chief executive Robert Finnegan confirmed that the first MVNO, believed to be with cable operator UPC, would be signed “within weeks”, before the takeover is completed.

The mobile operator Three Ireland has rejected strong criticism by Comreg, the communications regulator, of the decision yesterday by the European Co(...)

Canning Fok, group managing director of Hutchison Whampoa Limited, at the company’s HQ on Clarendon Row, Dublin. PHOTOGRAPH: BRENDA FITZSIMONS

In the movies, Superman’s accomplice was Lois Lane, but in real life it is Canning Fok, a 52-year old from Hong Kong. Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in (...)

 The Hutchison Whampoa-owned Three Ireland will pay €780 million up front and a further deferred payment of €70 million, subject to the business reaching specific financial targets, which the buyer refused to reveal yesterday.

Three Ireland’s successful €850 million bid for O2effectively means that it saw off potential rival offers from both Eircom and Liberty Global. It is (...)

Robert Finnegan, chief executive of Three Ireland. Photograph: David Sleator

Regulators will take up to nine months to approve the proposed €850 million takeover by mobile network Three Ireland of rival O2. In a move that saw o(...)

Mobile network Three argues that three rather than four operatores will be an advantage to consumers.   Photograph: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

PAMELA NEWENHAM and CONOR POPEO2 customers concerned about the proposed takeover of the mobile operator do not need to worry in the short term, as the(...)

“I played a lot of football when I was younger. One of things you had to do back then was, in the evening, you cleaned the boots of the senior players. I said: ‘Forget about that.’” Photograph: David Sleator  Robert Finnegan of 3 Ireland photographer in his Dublin office . Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A lot done, more to do might be a suitable slogan for Three Ireland, the 3G mobile phone operator owned by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchis(...)