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The founder of French broadband internet provider Iliad, Xavier Niel. Photograph: EPA/POOL Philippe Wojazer

France’s richest technology billionaire knew sex would sell on the internet even before the World Wide Web was invented. Xavier Niel learned the art(...)

Richard Moat CEO of Eir. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Richard Moat, the no-nonsense Brummie who is chief executive of telecoms group Eir, has made his Irish home in perhaps the State’s most prestigious vi(...)

France Telecom employees demonstrating in Strasbourg, eastern France, in 2009. In all, 60 France Télécom employees took their own lives, including 35 in 2008 and 2009. Photograph:  Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

Seven executives from France’s largest telecommunications company may face criminal charges over a company strategy alleged to have driven at least 35(...)

Orange was formerly the state-owned France Telecom, which reported a similar wave of deaths between 2008 and 2009. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

The French telecoms company Orange is on “serious alert” after reports of a fresh spate of work-related suicides. Since the beginning of(...)

Suicide is a lonely and individual act. But do its causes lie in cultural issues in our society? For instance, increases in suicide accompanied rises (...)

Denis O’Brien hinted this week that he may look to enter the telecoms market of Ethiopia

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is expected to submit a €1 billion offer this week for the Dominican Republic operations of Orange, formerly France Telecom, a(...)

Ryanair: recovered from drubbing it received on Monday. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

European stocks fell from a five-year high as the EU Commission cut its growth forecast for the euro area and a number of heavy hitters reported resul(...)

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc; Jim Rogers, chairman of Duke Energy Corporation; and Denis O’Brien, chairman of Digicel Group, during a taping of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria CNN-GPS show at the annual Clinton Global Initiative during the week in New York City. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone network controlled by Denis O’Brien, is understood to be preparing an estimated €1 billion bid for the Dominican R(...)

The consortium led by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel was not among the two successful bids for mobile phone licences in Burma.

The consortium led by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel was not among the two successful bids for mobile phone licences in Burma, which were announced yesterday(...)

 Telefonica says it has not received any verbal or written approach from AT&T. Photograph: Reuters

Shares in Telefónica, the euro zone’s largest telecoms group by market value, rose yesterday morning after the company was forced to deny reports in (...)

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