UPC Q1 revenues rise 19% aided by broadband gains

14 May 2007

UPC Ireland, owner of ntl Ireland and Chorus, on Friday reported a 19.4% rise in revenues to USD73.7 million in the three months to 31 March 2007, up from USD61.7 million in the corresponding period a year ago, driven by strong broadband gains. In the year to March, UPC doubled the number of people taking high speed internet services to 62,000, and is now targeting 400,000 triple-play households by the end of the year. The company added that nearly half of all its TV customers now have digital TV services.