UPC Ireland

Eircom launches new TV service to take on Sky and UPC

Irish telco Eircom has launched eVision, a new IPTV service offering up to 100 channels in a move to establish itself as a quad-play provider and take on pay TV operators BSkyB and UPC Ireland.  Eircom is offering two basic packages. The Essential pack, for €10 a month, includes 34 channels, while for an additional […]

Liberty Global launches Horizon TV in Ireland

Liberty Global has launched its next generation Horizon TV set-top service in Ireland, enabled by a half billion euro investment in fibre-powered broadband by its European division UPC. Liberty’s Irish operator UPC Ireland launched the set-top box yesterday, which allows users to record up to four programmes simultaneously while watching a fifth, and to access […]

Liberty Global appoints UPC exec as new Virgin Media COO

Liberty Global has appointed the managing director of UPC Ireland, Dana Strong, as the next chief operating officer of Virgin Media.  Strong is due to replace current Virgin Media COO Andrew Barron, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities,” said Liberty. She is due to take up the post on July 1. Mike Fries, President […]

Food Network launches in Ireland

The Food Network has launched in Ireland after the Scripps Network Interactive-run broadcaster struck a deal with cable operator UPC Ireland. The channel will be available to all of UPC’s digital subscribers and will air series including Chopped, Barefoot Contessa, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and 30 Minute Meals. “We’re really pleased to add UPC Ireland […]