Virgin Media in Ireland, formerly known as UPC, announced results for its third quarter ended 30th September, 2015.

Virgin Media ended the third quarter with net total service subscriptions of 1.1 million, including an increase of 12,200 new service subscriptions for the company’s ultrafast broadband services and 21,600 new phone subscriptions, compared to the same quarter a year ago. In addition, over 1,000 customers took Virgin Mobile prior to commercial launch of the service.

Carol Grennan, Chief Financial Officer, UPC Ireland 130923_T1_118-1Carol Grennan, CFO of Virgin Media Ireland said:

“Virgin Media is the home of Ireland’s best broadband and this is reflected in the continuously strong uptake of our broadband services where our customers are benefiting with ultrafast and unlimited download capabilities.

“We’ll continue to break barriers by offering the most competitive services available and we now have Ireland’s best mobile offer where customers can get Virgin Mobile Unlimited for free for the first 3 months and just €25 thereafter. 

“We’re now offering digital TV, ultrafast broadband, phone and mobile as an overall market leading proposition which puts customers at the heart of everything we do.”

“Our Business Division continues to drive positive results with revenues up by 31% in the third quarter across all business market segments ranging from SOHOs and SMEs to Medium and Large Enterprises, Wholesale and Ireland’s number 1 WiFi provider Bitbuzz.

“In addition, we’re pleased to have upgraded over 60 businesses to our new carrier-grade Ethernet service which has earned Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). This provides significant commercial benefits to our business customers and demonstrates our commitment to the continuous development of our network.”

“We will continue to break barriers with Ireland’s best broadband and the best connected entertainment. As well as digital TV, ultrafast broadband and phone, we now have the most competitive mobile and overall market leading offer.”


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