The following information is a UPC Ireland Press release from before the move to Virgin Media
UPC announces first dedicated Retail Outlet in Limerick
Cruise’s Street store is the latest UPC in-store destination
Friday 22nd May 2015: UPC, Ireland’s leading connected entertainment provider, has just announced the opening of its first dedicated retail outlet on Cruise’s Street, Limerick. The new store is the latest addition to UPC’s growing in-store retail presence nationwide.
The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Kevin Sheahan officially opened the new store, alongside CEO of UPC, Magnus Ternsjö. The event was attended by a number of representatives from the local IT, business and retail communities in Limerick.
To celebrate the opening of the new store in Limerick, UPC is offering its Horizon TV service to customers in Limerick for €15 a month for the first six months, including a free subscription to its new on demand TV service, My Prime. New and current customers can also avail of further great instore offers at discounted prices for six months. UPC retail staff will be on hand and in person to help with queries and customers can sign up to services there and then.
The Cruise’s Street outlet is powered by a high speed 240 Mbps fibre power broadband connection which will also provide a boost for local retailers and businesses in accessing true high speed broadband infrastructure.
Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr. Kevin Sheahan said, “In today’s world it’s all about staying connected, not just for the consumer but also for businesses. Improving communications is a priority as it supports the growth of local business and helps attracts investment. I’m delighted that UPC has chosen Limerick for this new retail outlet.”
Magnus Ternsjö, CEO of UPC concluded with, “Limerick is an important city for us as it hosts our national call centre in Roxboro. The opening of our first ever dedicated retail store in Limerick will build on and strengthen our ties with the city. “This new store will enable expert staff to showcase the amazing world of UPC home entertainment to the public. Consumers looking for an extraordinary new digital TV experience will be able to explore the fantastic features that Horizon TV offers. They will also be able to experience UPC’s award winning broadband service and try out the fastest speeds in the marketplace.”
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