Sky, Abtran

Abtran, Sky deal creates 130 jobs in Cork

Pictured: JD Buckley, Sky Ireland; Minister Simon Coveney, TD; and Michael Fitzgerald, Abtran

1 February 2016

Abtran is to recruit 130 staff in Cork after securing a customer service contract with Sky Ireland.

Last July Abtran announced 100 new jobs in an expansion of its consulting and technology services division at the IFSC in Dublin. The company employs over 2,000 people in Cork and Dublin.

“Abtran places our clients’ brand and customers at the centre of everything we do, making services easier and more accessible. We look forward to supporting Sky’s ongoing business growth with top quality customer service,” said Michael Fitzgerald, CEO, Abtran.

JD Buckley, managing director, Sky Ireland, added: “As a growing business, our customer contact centres play an integral role in meeting customer requirements. We’re really pleased to continue our growth and development through this partnership with Abtran which further adds to our strong commitment to provide the highest standards of service for all of our customers throughout Ireland.”

Sky employs 900 people in its offices in Dublin offering phone, broadband and subscription TV services offering programmes such as the Emmy award-winning Moone Boy, 50 Ways to Kill your Mammy and Penny Dreadful.
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