Launched in 2005, Three has to date invested almost €2 billion in building our Irish business and in July 2014, completed a deal to purchase O2 in Ireland. Three is now Ireland’s second largest mobile operator with 35% market share and two million customers (as of March 2015).
Three operates 2G, 3G and 4G networks, with 96% coverage nationwide. We will invest a further €300m in building our state-of-the-art 4G network over the next two years.
Three’s head office is in Dublin, with our Customer Care centre in Limerick and in February 2015, Three and Tech Mahindra opened a Customer Service centre in Waterford creating 130 jobs. Three operates 68 retail stores and currently employees over 1,400 employees throughout Ireland.
Three sponsors the Irish International Football and Rugby teams and Ireland’s largest indoor music venue, 3Arena. In February 2015 , Three announced a four year partnership deal with Electric Picnic, Longitude and the NYF Countdown Concert.
Our parent company.
Three is 100% owned by CK Hutchison Holdings (CK Hutchison), a renowned multinational conglomerate committed to innovation and technology. Its diverse businesses employ approximately 270,000 people in over 50 countries worldwide. CK Hutchison’s operations range from some of the world’s biggest port operators and retailers, to innovative telecommunications and data services. CK Hutchison is a leading global operator of mobile telecommunications and data services and a major owner and operator of fibre-optic fixed-line networks in Hong Kong.