UPC Ireland's 35% broadband growth

Friday 25 February 2011 15.40
Broadband - UPC has almost 200,000 customers
Broadband - UPC has almost 200,000 customers

Cable television company UPC Ireland says it had 199,200 broadband subscribers by the end of last year, a 35% increase on the previous year.

The company also recorded a 60% jump in phone customer numbers to 96,400. Digital television figures rose by 9% to 381,000.

UPC Ireland's chief financial officer Carol Grennan said more than 80% of its cable customers' homes were now broadband enabled.