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Saturday 18 November 2017

UPC creates 12 jobs in Limerick

Peter Flanagan

Peter Flanagan

UPC is to create 12 jobs in Limerick.

The media group is to take on staff at its European Competency Centre and will develop software and systems for the company in Ireland and abroad.

UPC is the biggest cable company in the country, with more than 1 million subscriptions across phone, TV and internet.

The new jobs will include roles for IT managers, technical support leads and IT designers, said UPC.

To date it has invested €500m in its national fibre network and employs 800 people in Ireland. About 400 staff are based in Limerick at the moment.

Finance minister Michael Noonan, who announced the jobs, said jobs were “great news” for Limerick.

“UPC is not only a very significant employer and investor, they are significant in providing the infrastructural base for modern industry.

“Companies such as UPC are playing a very meaningful part in providing these kind of services and the infrastructure that enable investment to occur. I wish UPC continued success in Limerick and Ireland and I look forward to more positive jobs announcement in the future,” he added.


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