The following information is a UPC Ireland Press release from before the move to Virgin Media
UPC Completes a Hat-Trick of Sky Sports in HD
From tomorrow October 15th, sports fans will be able to get Sky Sports 3, Sky Sports 4 and Sky Sports 5, all broadcast with HD picture quality on UPC, ensuring that you don’t miss a minute of the action.
As well as this weekend’s La Liga, SPL and the Dutch Eredivisie, viewers will also have the chance to catch next week’s Champion’s League fixtures, all the coverage from the Volvo World Match Play Championship and ATP Tour action.
For all UPC customers, Sky Sports 3 will be at channel 434, Sky Sports 4 at channel 435 and Sky Sports 5 at channel 436.
David Kent, content manager at UPC said “We’re delighted to be able to offer our customers all the excitement contained in a wide ranging pool of top class sporting channels such as Sky Sports, Setanta Sports, BT Sport and ESPN but we’re not resting on our laurels. As the market leader, we‘re continually strengthening our TV packages to make sure we’re bringing Irish TV viewers the best sporting action from across the globe, in the highest
UPC is currently offering Sky Sports for 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. New subscribers to UPC also have the opportunity to add Sky Sports HD for an additional for €5.
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. In September 2014, just over a year since the launch, UPC surpassed the 100,000th customer milestone for the revolutionary new Horizon TV service.
Delivered through UPC’s fibre power network, Horizon lets you watch TV, record up to four programmes at once while watching a fifth, surf the web and call family and friends, all through one clever box including superfast broadband.