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UPC Ireland to offer 19 Sky HD channels

UPC Ireland is adding 21 HD channels to its line-up, including 21 from UK pay TV operator BSkyB.

The Irish cable operator will offer Sky Sports 1 and 2 HD, 11 Sky Movies HD channels, Sky 1 HD, Sky News HD, Sky Sports News HD, Sky Arts 1 and 2 HD and Sky Living HD.

ESPN America and Disney HD are also being added to the platform.

Simon Kelehan, head of content, UPC, said, “The addition of a range of Sky’s HD channels together with ESPN HD and Disney HD means UPC customers can get really close to the sports and movie action in glorious high definition. We’re constantly seeking to add new services to make the UPC experience a really great one for our viewers and are very pleased to announce this enhanced deal with Sky. Together with the recent launch of UPC On Demand, we’re providing unique home entertainment to our customers.”

Tags: BSkyB, Ireland, UPC