UPC Cablecom welcomes millionth Horizon customer

Friday 20 February 2015 | 11:08 CET | News
UPC Cablecom has welcomed the millionth Horizon customer with a Horizon box and a Samsung Curved TV in Zurich. It said one million customers use Liberty Global's multimedia platform in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland and Poland. Some 220,000 people in Switzerland use the multimedia platform. Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at upc cablecom, Frank Zelger, also offered the millionth customer one year's free access to over 180 channels, 250 Mbps internet and largely free telephony. The Liberty Global multimedia platform was launched in Switzerland just over two

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Liberty Global / Samsung / UPC Cablecom
Countries: Europe / Switzerland
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