The following information is a UPC Ireland Press release from before the move to Virgin Media

UPC Business answers need for speed with launch of 250Mb service

UPC Business today announced that it is bringing faster and better communications to the doorstep of businesses by upping the speed of its fibre power broadband for Small and Medium Enterprise customers to 250Mb.

“For businesses looking to increase speed and reduce costs, Business Fibre Power from UPC Business is the ideal option where new and existing customers now have the opportunity to avail of this new speed through one supplier,” said Gary Jordan, SME Channel Manager with UPC.

UPC’s innovative 250Mb service is delivered to businesses over UPC’s Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) network. This offers businesses currently using an alternative network a competitively priced alternative data network connection. Gary Jordan said: “We’re simplifying things for our customers by being the single supplier for all their telecoms needs. With UPC’s 250Mb service, Small to Medium Sized Enterprises are guaranteed the most advanced connectivity as businesses of any size are facing a tidal wave of data that needs to get from A to B without delay. “In today’s business world, time is not a luxury and our superior business offerings are designed to address the specific bandwidth-hungry and time sensitive needs and requirements of each business client.“


UPC Business is the leading national provider of integrated business communications ranging from Metro Ethernet services up to 100 Gbps, Internet connectivity up to 10Gbps, and broadband services specifically for the small office and home office market (including 50Mb, 100Mb, 150Mb, and 250Mb tiers) that includes up to 10 voice lines with no rental fee.UPC Business offers the complete spectrum of business communications products through
the UPC high capacity fibre network. Services include Metro Ethernet connectivity, colocation, SIP and TDM voice services, leased lines, managed bandwidth and direct internet access. UPC Business recently introduced triple play bundles (broadband, TV, phone) for the first time aimed at hospitality and small business markets. UPC’s business to business (B2B) division also demonstrated UPC’s fibre powered network innovation by supporting a
high speed 200 Mbps broadband service to Dublin Castle for Ireland’s EU Presidency last year.

UPC is one of the largest business-to-business communications providers in Ireland with a strong presence in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and 14 regional towns.

UPC Business Services include:

  • Metro Ethernet Data services (from 10Mb to 100Gb)
  • Voice – SIP Trunks, ISDN, and TDM based services
  • High speed internet access (10Mb to 10Gb)
  • Fully managed security solutions based on the industry leading range of Cisco
  • firewalls
  • High bandwidth connectivity from Ireland to the UK and 11 other European counties across the UPC footprint
  • IP VPN, Frame Relay and ATM
  • Broadband, Voice and TV services (HFC network) specifically for the SME and
    hospitality markets (30Mb, 50Mb, 75Mb, 100Mb and 150Mb)
  • Services delivered over Fibre, HFC (Cable network) and Licensed Microwave