UPC Ireland boosts internet speed

October 14, 2013 11.47 Europe/London By Julian Clover

Surf-faster-with-UPC-01UPC Ireland has more than doubled its internet speeds, introducing a new Horizon 120 Mbps Broadband package, significantly faster than the current 50 Mbps entry-level.

The operator’s top-speed has also been increased from 150 Mbps to 200 Mbps.

UPC says it is setting a new minimum acceptable standard of 120 Mbps for fibre powered broadband in Ireland.

Mark Coan, Vice President Sales & Marketing of UPC Ireland said: Coming on the back of the recent success of our Horizon TV launch, this move further positions UPC as the only player to provide extraordinary services across its entire product range and redefines the minimum acceptable broadband speed in the Irish market. We’ve always been the speed leader and have increased speeds for our customers every year since we launched back in 2008 with just 3Mb of speed.”

UPC today also boosted its offer for lighter internet users, ramping up speeds to 120 Mbps and increasing the current 10GB usage allowance to a new standard of 30GB.

UPC’s Fibrepower network now reaches almost a half of the population (46%), following UPC’s network investments of over half a billion euro.