Friday February 28, 2020

The safe bet from Enet?

Firm owned by Irish-American David McCourt, takes on Eir and Siro to win government’s National Broadband Scheme contract

15th May, 2016
Pic: Maura Hickey

US businessman David McCourt was never likely to be overawed by taking on a couple of current and former Irish semi-state companies on their own turf.

He is used to doing business with Warren Buffett, has eyeballed Ronald Reagan across a negotiating table in a past political life, and was previously seen as a contender for the job of US ambassador to Ireland.

His Irish-based telecoms network operator Enet is up against Eir and ESB/Vodafone...

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