During the first quarter VodafoneZiggo’s revenue declined by 1% to €963 million, primarily driven by lower mobile handset sales. The company’s total subscription and service revenue remained flat.
Telenet has launched its next-generation TV entertainment platform, Horizon 4 – known as the Telenet TV Box – in Belgium.
Liberty Global has appointed Lutz Schüler as the new CEO of Virgin Media, the company’s cable operations in the UK and Ireland, effective June 11, 2019.
Virgin Media is to become the first Liberty Global company to integrate the Amazon Prime Video app into its TV platform.
Vodafone can breathe a sigh of relief: The EU Commission’s concerns about the takeover of large parts of Liberty Global’s cable business in Europe are apparently smaller than expected.
German industry associations BREKO, BUGLAS, VAUNET and DNMG are concerned about the consequences of Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia.
The European Commission is said to have strong concerns against the €18.4 billion cable deal between Liberty Global and Vodafone.
Dutch operator Ziggo will be introducing the new 4k Ultra HD STB based on Liberty Global’s Horizon EOS 4-platform and names it Mediabox Next.
VodafoneZiggo, the JV between Liberty Global and Vodafone in The Netherlands has a said that its consumer cable revenue decreased by 1% in Q4 and 1.5% in the full year 2018.
Liberty Global lost 32,500 RGUs in the fourth quarter of 2018, with gains by Virgin Media and its continuing CEE operations more than offset by losses in Belgium and Switzerland.