The following information is a UPC Ireland Press release from before the move to Virgin Media
UPC goes sports mad - kicks off new season with fantastic new offer - Sky Sports for €1 a month!
Monday 28th July, 2014: Ireland’s leading TV, broadband and communications innovator UPC has announced a compelling and competitive new offer for sports fans this Autumn.
From 1st August, Sky Sports is just €1 a month for six months for all new Horizon TV customers and existing Horizon customers of home phone and broadband who upgrade to a Horizon Triple Play bundle. The move will save new customers €204 on current prices for Sky Sports.
Kicking off with the new Premier League season, subscribers will have the opportunity to follow European football action, Rugby Union, Rugby League, F1, Golf, including action from the Ryder Cup, UFC, NFL, Boxing, GAA Football and Hurling and a myriad of other sports
from around the world.
Completing a dream combination for sports fans, new customers can also add Setanta Sports including BT Sports for just €10 a month. UPC is now exclusively the market provider of all leading sports channels including Sky Sports, Setanta Sports, BT Sport and ESPN.
Adding further to the massive value on offer, new subscribers to UPC will also have the opportunity to add Sky Sports HD for an additional for €5, and multi-room viewing for a further €5.
Existing UPC customers of home phone and broadband who upgrade to a Horizon Triple Play bundle can also avail of the €1 Sky Sports offer. Also, existing UPC customers already enjoying Sky Sports can avail of the special offer to include the combined Setanta Sports and BT Sports Pack for just €10 a month.
Mark Coan, Vice President Sales & Marketing of UPC Ireland said: “We’re making sure sports fans won’t miss a moment of the action with a one-stop-shop for all their favourite sports. UPC offers the largest selection of top class sports from the very best broadcasters. Our combination of great content and unbeatable value will allow fans to follow their favourite sports without putting too much pressure on their pockets.”
Horizon TV is UPC’s revolutionary service which brings TV to life in extraordinary new ways and sets the new gold standard for TV, broadband and phone services in Ireland. Delivered through UPC’s fibre power network, Horizon lets you watch TV, record up to four programmes at once whilst watching a fifth, surf the web and call family and friends, all through one clever box including superfast broadband
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UPC is Ireland’s leading TV, broadband and communications innovator. Its fibre power network reaches over 857,000 Irish homes, following from UPC’s investments of over half a billion euro in its network. UPC is also the market leader in triple play services bringing digital TV, superfast broadband and phone services combined to over 175,000 homes already availing of the service. It now has over 88,000 subscribers for its extraordinary new Horizon TV service.