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.
Thomas Funke, Vice President Accounting and Finance Operations, will assume the function of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of German cable operator Unitymedia with immediate effect.
Lutz Schüler, currently CEO of German cable operator Unitymedia, will become Chief Operating Officer of UK cable company Virgin Media from September 10, 2018.
German cable operator Unitymedia will launch its high-speed internet service in Cologne and Düsseldorf.
ARD and the two major cable operators Vodafone Deutschland (formerly Kabel Deutschland) and Unitymedia have settled their dispute over carriage fees for the cable distribution of the public broadcaster’s channels. ZDF reached an agreement with Vodafone, but not with Unitymedia.
German cable operator Unitymedia will deploy the 4K version of Horizon in Germany as part of the rollout of the new box throughout the European footprint of parent company Liberty Global, Unitymedia CEO Lutz Schüler told Broadband TV News.
German cable operator Unitymedia has initiated analogue switch-off on its cable network at ANGA COM 2017 in Cologne, thereby creating more space for new digital TV and HD channels, for fast internet access – and for the launch of Ultra HD, as CEO Lutz Schüler unveiled to Broadband TV News.
“We all have a problem”, Lutz Schüler, CEO of German cable operator Unitymedia, said in the opening discussion of the ANGA COM 2017 congress in Cologne: “We live from the inertia of the German customers.”