"We are very pleased to have Dermot join our Board. Dermot's extensive industry knowledge and experience will be a tremendous asset to us in deepening our understanding of our customers' needs and delivering value to our target markets. Dermot has unique insights into the challenges faced by MSOs and premium content providers world-wide and he will make a major contribution to our solutions and strategy development." said John O'Brien, CEO, S3 Group.
Mr. O'Carroll spent the past 17 years at Rogers Communications and as Senior Vice President of Network Engineering and Operations was responsible for technology, planning, engineering and operations of the company's cable and wireless access networks and for the integrated IP and transport networks. He oversaw the rebuild of the entire cable network and the introduction of new technologies such as Internet over cable, interactive digital television, VOD, digital phone service using PacketCable architecture and switched digital video. Prior to joining Rogers, O'Carroll worked with Unitel Communications and Bell Canada.
S3 Group is a multinational technology company delivering products, solutions and professional services to the Digital TV, Semiconductor and Telehealth industries. In its Digital TV business S3 Group accelerates the end-to-end delivery of multiscreen TV for digital TV programmers, operators, component vendors and managed service providers. We reduce time-to-market and improve quality for our customers as they launch and operate new products. We do this by providing solutions that combine system integration, test automation and advanced platform diagnostics, end-to-end across the content delivery chain. Founded in 1986, S3 Group has offices in Ireland, North America, Poland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Singapore with representatives and support for Latin America, South East Asia and South Africa. For further information please visit www.s3group.com/tv-technology
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