Mike Fries

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The test card had been transmitting for 12 days before the Indian summer’s Sunday when taoiseach Bertie Ahern pushed the button that put TV3 on air. I(...)

Claire Brock will present the new 8pm news bulletin on Virgin Media One (TV3). Photograph: Brian McEvoy

News and current affairs will be boosted and there will be a Reeling in the Years-style look back at Ireland’s recent past in the first autumn season (...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries (L) chats to the company’s founder, John Malone, in Dublin last month.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Ireland lost broadband and television subscribers in the three months to the end of June, but its revenue rose, according to the latest f(...)

John Malone, chairman, Liberty Group was one of the first international investors to take a punt on Ireland after the economy collapsed in 2008. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

American billionaire John Malone relaxes into a boardroom chair in a meeting room of the five-star Intercontinental hotel that he owns in Ballsbridge,(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries speaking at Virgin Media Ireland’s headquarters in Dublin this week. Photograph: Julien Behal

Liberty Global, owner of Virgin Media, signalled it had “no limit” to its ambition for its Irish television business, saying the soon-to-rebrand TV3 G(...)

Image from a TV3 marketing campaign for the group in January 2017, when it launched its “three-channel strategy”.

A plan to rebrand TV3 Group’s channels in the second quarter has been deferred by the broadcaster and its owner Virgin Media Ireland. TV3, which was (...)

Liberty Global owner John Malone: holds  a €500 million Irish property portfolio.

Liberty Global, the international cable and television group controlled by Irish American billionaire John Malone, has split off its Latin American an(...)

Virgin Media Ireland has posted increases in subscriber numbers across all categories in the third quarter. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Virgin Media Ireland posted an increase in its television customers in the third quarter, breaking a pattern of decline over recent years. The company(...)

John Malone: the man Al Gore once called “Darth Vader”. Photograph: Getty

A statue of an eagle, wings spread as if in flight, greets visitors to Liberty Media’s headquarters at the edge of a business park in the Denver subur(...)

Netflix has more than 83 million members in 190 countries, but the rate at which its subscriber base is growing has slowed down.

Liberty Global, the cable and broadband giant, has agreed a multi-year partnership with Netflix that will see the internet television company’s app ad(...)

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