UPC Ireland


Liberty’s UPC buys TV3 for €80m

Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland has agreed to buy Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 for a purchase price of €80 million (US$88.4 million). UPC Ireland agreed the deal with the privately owned channel’s parent company, Doughty Hanson, and said it will substantially fund the deal through “existing liquidity”. TV3 operates two free-to-air channels – flagship network […]

Virgin Media’s digital entertainment head steps down

Virgin Media’s executive director of digital entertainment, Cindy Rose, is stepping down from the company following its recent buyout by Liberty Global. Rose, who joined the company in 2009, is thought to be mulling over opportunities in the wider Liberty Global organisation, though has decided to take time off to spend with her family. “Cindy’s […]

Barron out and Dana Strong in at Virgin Media

Liberty Global has appointed the managing director of UPC Ireland, Dana Strong, as the next chief operating officer of Virgin Media. Strong is due to replace current Virgin Media COO Andrew Barron, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities,” said Liberty. She will take up the post on July 1. Mike Fries, president and CEO […]