TELEVISION AND BROADBAND provider UPC has today announced that it is to create 50 new jobs in the coming weeks and also invest €80 million into its broadband network.
The jobs being created will range from customer service and sales to management and administrative roles which will support the company during its growth phase.
UPC CEO, Dana Strong said: “We’re experiencing an increase in demand for our services right across the group from both residential and business customers. To support the growth of our business operations it is necessary to increase resources to match consumer demand”.
UPC currently employs 845 people in Ireland.
The communications company has already invested €400 million in its fibre network and plans to inject a further €80 million into the infrastructure in order to extend the reach of its services, including HD and Video on Demand
Recently UPC announced that 99 per cent of its broadband customers will be upgraded to speeds of 20Mbs or more by September.