BT Ireland MD Shay Walsh sat down with to discuss the Irish comms industry, building an infrastructure that can support investment from multinational corporations, and the challenges facing network operators.

As managing director of BT Ireland, Shay Walsh presides over 600 staff, producing a turnover of about €500m.

As it happens, the majority of us likely interact with BT services unknowingly on a daily basis. If you use an ATM, call a contact centre, make a retail purchase, place an international call or even dial 999, you could well be making use of BT’s technology.

Words by Elaine Burke