UPC takes top prize at the uSwitch.ie Broadband Awards

By: February 28, 2014
Eoin Clarke, (left) head of uSwitch.ie, is pictured presenting the award to  Magnus Ternsjo - CEO UPC Ireland Eoin Clarke, (left) head of uSwitch.ie, is pictured presenting the award to Magnus Ternsjo - CEO UPC Ireland

The inaugural uSwitch.ie Broadband Awards, held last night in The Marker hotel, Dublin, saw UPC walk away with the Grand Prix title of ‘Best Broadband Provider’.

UPC also won in the categories: ‘Fastest home broadband provider’; ‘Best technical support’; and ‘Most recommended broadband provider’.

Other winners on the night included Vodafone for ‘Best value home braodband’; Sky for ‘Best TV provider’ and ‘Best customer service’; UTV Connect for ‘Best customer rated home broadband’; and eircom for ‘Best broadband innovation’.

“UPC has been responsible for increasing the speed trend for the past six years from offering 3Mbps back in 2008 to offering speeds of 200Mbps in homes today and 500Mbps for businesses,” says Mark Coan, vice president sales & marketing of UPC Ireland.

“We established these awards to recognise and reward the significant advances being made by players in the broadband industry. The broadband market has become more and more competitive and with that, more innovative,” says Eoin Clarke, head of uSwitch.ie.