Monday, February 04 11:37:43
UPC today officially opened its newly redeveloped facilities at UPC's national customer contact and administration HQ in the Enterprise Development Park on Roxboro Road, Limerick.
Marking UPC's substantial commitment in Limerick, the provider of entertainment and communications has completed a E600,000 new expansion and renovation of its Roxboro based centre where 400 people are currently employed.
UPC employs 800 people nationally including Limerick and an additional 700 contractors nationwide.
The company has to date invested E500 million nationally in its new fibre powered network. The opening event was attended by UPC Ireland CEO, Dana Strong and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan.
"UPC is one of Ireland's leading multinational investment partners and I am very pleased to see the company's continuing growth and development here in Limerick where it is contributing strongly to economic regeneration throughout the City. The Government's plan for jobs and growth is focused on rebuilding the economy based on the promotion of financial stability, enterprise and innovation. UPC is an innovator in digital communications and the effect of the company's continuing successful growth in Ireland is to be seen in the valuable national investments that it is making and in the very welcome employment that it is creating here in Limerick," Minister Noonan said.
UPC Ireland CEO Dana Strong said, "Limerick is playing an essential role in our success and it will continue to do so as we innovate more and grow our business even further nationwide. We are constantly improving our quality of service and our staff in Roxboro are at the forefront of these initiatives where Limerick underpins our nationwide service capability and competitiveness. We now have close to 1 million individual subscriptions for our services including superfast broadband, On-Demand TV and phone services."