Francie Petrick will join Arnold Stender and Andreas Stähr in the management board of German technical service provider Media Broadcast on August 1, 2022.
Salt considers legal action against Sunrise over Liberty Global deal
Swiss telecommunications company Salt considers suing Sunrise, arguing that its competitor’s sale to Liberty Global would be in breach of an agreement signed months earlier.
U-turn in Switzerland: Liberty Global to take over Sunrise
After the failed acquisition of Swiss cable operator UPC by local telco Sunrise, UPC parent company Liberty Global is now turning the tables and wants to take over Sunrise.
Freenet grows with waipu.tv
German internet TV service waipu.tv gained around 44,200 new paying customers in Q1 2020.
Freenet closes teleshopping channel
German media company Freenet has shut down its teleshopping channel Freenet Shopping.
waipu.tv reaches over 400,000 customers / Price increase for Freenet TV
German internet TV platform waipu.tv reached around 408,300 paying customers at the end of 2019.
Freenet TV closes German DTH service on Astra
German service provider Media Broadcast has ceased marketing its HDTV platform Freenet TV for DTH satellite households on Astra (19.2° East) on February 5, 2020.
German RTL channels to remain unencrypted in SD on Astra
The free-TV channels of German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will continue to be available in SD quality unencrypted via Astra (19.2° East) until at least 2024.
Liberty Global terminates UPC/Sunrise merger discussions
Liberty Global has terminated discussions regarding the combination of its subsidiary UPC Switzerland with local player Sunrise Communications.
Sunrise cancels UPC acquisition contract with Liberty Global
The planned takeover of Swiss cable operator UPC by Sunrise has finally failed. The Swiss telecommunications company has terminated the share purchase agreement with UPC parent company Liberty Global.