German network operators Deutsche Telekom, Tele Columbus and NetCologne are taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve the controversial takeover of Liberty Global’s German cable company Unitymedia by Vodafone.
Liberty Global says its residential cable revenue fell by 0.1% to $1,902.1 million across its European territories after falls in revenue in Switzerland, Belgium and the UK & Ireland.
Liberty Global ended 2019 on a positive note in the two Central and East European markets in which it still retains a presence.
The Spanish cable operator Euskaltel has signed a trademark licence agreement with Virgin Group to use the Virgin brand in Spain to drive its National Expansion strategy.
German combat sports channel fight24 has launched on the cable network of wilhelm.tel.
Liberty Global has expanded its relationship with Plume to give consumers more control over devices connected to their home network. As a result, it will roll out Smart Home Services from Plume across its footprint this year.
Vodafone’s total European revenues increased by 10.1% year-on-year in the quarter ending December 31, 2019 thanks largely to its newly acquired Liberty Global assets.
Estonia’s leading cable operator Elisa connected almost 4,500 households in Tallinn and Tartu to its fibre-optic network in 2019.
Tele2 says it’s expecting “elevated churn” to its Boxer and Comhem brands following the shutdown of TV4 channels to the platform at the end of December.
Estonia’s leading cable operator Elisa ended 2019 with its TV subscriber total unchanged on a year earlier.