FORA.tv Speaker - Denis O'Brien
Denis O'Brien is Chairman of the privately-owned Digicel Group, one of the fastest growing cellular companies in the world.
Mr. O'Brien founded Digicel in 2001 when the company launched a GSM cellular phone service in the Caribbean. The Digicel Group has extended its operations to 32 markets worldwide with ten million subscribers in the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.
Mr. O'Brien is one of Ireland's leading entrepreneurs with extensive investments across several sectors including international telecoms, radio, media, property, aircraft leasing, golf and other leisure interests. He also founded Communicorp Group which owns and manages a portfolio of media and broadcasting-related companies in Ireland and eight other European countries.
Prior to establishing Digicel, Denis O'Brien founded the Esat Telecom Group plc and built it throughout the 1990's until its sale to British Telecom for 2.4 billion.
01.28.10 | 00:46:24 min
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