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# upc - Monday 12 August, 2013

UPC rolls out new Horizon TV but existing users must pay for upgrade
# Media
# Media

UPC rolls out new Horizon TV but existing users must pay for upgrade

Aug 12th 2013, 7:07 PM 25,010 Views 89 Comments

The Samsung manufactured set top boxes will provide customers with their TV, broadband and home phone services in one unit.

# upc - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...
# Sharknado
From The Daily Edge
# Sharknado

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...

Aug 7th 2013, 9:50 AM 3,391 Views 3 Comments

…ahead of doing it on our screens in Sharknado tonight.

# upc - Monday 22 July, 2013

Netflix users in Ireland saw a rise in streaming speeds last month
# Streaming
# Streaming

Netflix users in Ireland saw a rise in streaming speeds last month

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:39 PM 11,832 Views 100 Comments

Data from the online streaming service shows that, next to Mexico, Ireland has the lowest streaming speed.

# upc - Friday 19 July, 2013

These people should have put down the make-up
# Sponsored By UPC
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By UPC

These people should have put down the make-up

Jul 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 17,253 Views 18 Comments

Put your hands in the air and walk slowly away from the lipstick.

# upc - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well

Jul 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 610 Views 50 Comments

Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.

# upc - Friday 28 June, 2013

Bruton insists 'Pirate Bay' ruling will not mean bans on legal content
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

Bruton insists 'Pirate Bay' ruling will not mean bans on legal content

Jun 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,219 Views 55 Comments

The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.

# upc - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay
# Piracy
# Piracy

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay

Jun 12th 2013, 4:59 PM 32,427 Views 198 Comments

UPC, Imagine, Digiweb, Vodafone, Three and O2 have been given 30 days to block users’ access to the piracy website.

# upc - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Poll: Could you live without your TV?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Could you live without your TV?

May 15th 2013, 10:11 AM 9,868 Views 75 Comments

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

# upc - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Nearly 17 million views of UPC’s On Demand service
# UPC
# UPC

Nearly 17 million views of UPC’s On Demand service

Mar 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,704 Views 43 Comments

Corrie, Eastenders and Fair City are among the most popular TV programmes on the service while Taken 2 is one of the most viewed films.

# upc - Thursday 14 February, 2013

UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland
# UPC
# UPC

UPC says it now has over one million subscribers in Ireland

Feb 14th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,503 Views 62 Comments

The broadband, phone and TV provider had strong growth in 2012 with a nearly 50 per cent increase in phone customers.

# upc - Thursday 27 December, 2012

How fast are Irish internet service providers? Here's what Netflix says
# The Internet
# The Internet

How fast are Irish internet service providers? Here's what Netflix says

Dec 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 30,253 Views 71 Comments

The online movie and TV series streaming service has published data on Irish ISPs and how they rank according to streaming speeds for Netflix content.

# upc - Friday 30 November, 2012

UPC opens its first 'customer experience centre'
# UPC
# UPC

UPC opens its first 'customer experience centre'

Nov 30th 2012, 2:26 PM 9,408 Views 52 Comments

Th centre, based on Henry St, came after customer feedback and allows people to try out UPC’s products before they buy.

# upc - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Internet will contribute €11.3bn annually to the Irish economy by 2016 - report
# Digital
# Digital

Internet will contribute €11.3bn annually to the Irish economy by 2016 - report

Nov 15th 2012, 6:09 PM 4,792 Views 14 Comments

The boost to the economy will be underpinned by 2.6 million online shoppers in 2012, according to new report from UPC.

# upc - Friday 9 November, 2012

UPC signs on-demand film deals with Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox
# UPC
# UPC

UPC signs on-demand film deals with Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox

Nov 9th 2012, 3:33 PM 10,843 Views 31 Comments

The deal will see films from the companies feature on UPC’s on-demand service.

# upc - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers
# Talk Talk
# Talk Talk

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:01 PM 5,912 Views 30 Comments

The European Parliament has approved an application from Ireland for funds to retrain the call centre staff sacked last year.

# upc - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC
# UPC
# UPC

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:30 PM 9,107 Views 42 Comments

‘Ardghléine’ is the Irish word for high definition apparently…

# upc - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Oireachtas TV moves to channel 207 on UPC
# Oireachtas TV
# Oireachtas TV

Oireachtas TV moves to channel 207 on UPC

Sep 18th 2012, 3:47 PM 3,677 Views 24 Comments

A positive public reaction to the channel, which screens live proceedings from the Dáil chamber among others, has seen it move up the listings as the new term gets under way.

# upc - Monday 17 September, 2012

UPC to double internet speeds for new broadband customers
# Broadband
# Broadband

UPC to double internet speeds for new broadband customers

Sep 17th 2012, 12:46 PM 15,271 Views 75 Comments

The broadband provider is doubling its entry-level speed from 25Mb to 50Mb, while home customers can now access 150Mb connections.

# upc - Friday 20 July, 2012

UPC's 'on-demand' service to be rolled out nationwide next week
# UPC
# UPC

UPC's 'on-demand' service to be rolled out nationwide next week

Jul 20th 2012, 11:47 AM 8,991 Views 42 Comments

The service, which allows viewers to catch-up on some RTÉ and TV3 programmes, will be accessible for an additional 188,000 customers from next week.

# upc - Thursday 28 June, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jun 28th 2012, 7:50 PM 10,623 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# upc - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

UPC to offer 'on-demand' TV from this Friday
# Square Eyes
# Square Eyes

UPC to offer 'on-demand' TV from this Friday

May 22nd 2012, 12:06 PM 8,126 Views 38 Comments

UPC users will be able to access on-demand content from RTÉ and TV3, as well as box sets, through their TVs from Friday.

# upc - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr
# UPC
# UPC

Coming to UPC this week: RTÉ Two HD, RTÉ One+1 and RTÉjr

Mar 13th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,506 Views 47 Comments

From this evening, you can watch the Six One news again at 7.01pm. Far out.

# upc - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions
# UPC
# UPC

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:57 AM 2,705 Views 43 Comments

The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.

# upc - Saturday 4 February, 2012

UPC ordered to drop 'fastest broadband' claim from adverts
# Broadband
# Broadband

UPC ordered to drop 'fastest broadband' claim from adverts

Feb 4th 2012, 2:28 PM 15,313 Views 37 Comments

The advertising standards watchdog upholds a complaint from Magnet, which says its own broadband speeds are faster.

# upc - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 3:00 PM 3,433 Views 2 Comments

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

# upc - Friday 23 December, 2011

Fighting over the remote on Christmas Day? You're not the only one
# Telly Addicts
From The Daily Edge
# Telly Addicts

Fighting over the remote on Christmas Day? You're not the only one

Dec 23rd 2011, 7:00 AM 1,684 Views 13 Comments

A UPC survey reveals that two-thirds of Irish people won’t get to watch the programmes they want on Christmas Day.

# upc - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Good news for Poirot fans: ITV 2, 3 and 4 are back on UPC
# Christmas Bonus
# Christmas Bonus

Good news for Poirot fans: ITV 2, 3 and 4 are back on UPC

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:09 PM 3,069 Views 18 Comments

Good news for The Only Way is Essex fans too…

# upc - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

New dedicated 'Oireachtas TV' channel launches today
# Dáil TV
# Dáil TV

New dedicated 'Oireachtas TV' channel launches today

Nov 15th 2011, 12:55 PM 2,881 Views 20 Comments

The pilot project begins broadcasting today’s Dáil session live at 2pm.

# upc - Monday 17 October, 2011

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme
# Talk Talk
# Talk Talk

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme

Oct 17th 2011, 7:30 AM 451 Views 4 Comments

Skillnets has announced a €250,000 investment for the provision of training to former TalkTalk employees in Waterford.

# upc - Friday 14 October, 2011

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know
# Going Digital
# Going Digital

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know

Oct 14th 2011, 8:04 AM 3,057 Views 30 Comments

The Minister for Communications has confirmed that the analogue TV signal will be switched off on 24 October 2012.

# upc - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jul 28th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,193 Views 6 Comments

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

UPC to create 50 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

UPC to create 50 jobs

Jul 28th 2011, 5:42 PM 1,035 Views 16 Comments

The company has also announced that it is to invest €80million into developing its broadband network.

# upc - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Broadband speeds on increase as UPC rolls out 20Mb lines
# Broadband
# Broadband

Broadband speeds on increase as UPC rolls out 20Mb lines

Jul 20th 2011, 12:07 PM 2,198 Views 31 Comments

The company has said it will upgrade 99 per cent of its customers by next month.

# upc - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table
# Social Media
# Social Media

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table

Jun 1st 2011, 11:26 AM 1,509 Views 0 Comments

A new study has found that some big brands have no social media features on their eCommerce sites at all, while others, like HMV, Amazon and Irish site Elverys are making the most of the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

# upc - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Bad news for fans of Poirot: UPC is losing ITV2, 3 and 4
# Television
# Television

Bad news for fans of Poirot: UPC is losing ITV2, 3 and 4

Mar 31st 2011, 9:37 PM 5,293 Views 16 Comments

The cable TV operator says its agreement to carry ITV2, ITV3 and ITV4 runs out at midnight, and the channels will go.

# upc - Friday 20 August, 2010

Red Cross suspends senior staffer over whistleblowing blog
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

Red Cross suspends senior staffer over whistleblowing blog

Aug 20th 2010, 6:34 PM 558 Views 0 Comments

The head of IRC’s International Department is suspended after being found publicising a negative blog.

# upc - Monday 26 July, 2010

High Court orders UPC to unmask anonymous Red Cross blogger
# Blogging
# Blogging

High Court orders UPC to unmask anonymous Red Cross blogger

Jul 26th 2010, 3:57 PM 228 Views 0 Comments