Liberty Global is in talks with Sunrise Communications Group about a potential partnership to combine and expand their businesses in Switzerland, reports Bloomberg with reference to people having knowledge of the matter.
Liberty Global considers strengthening its Swiss cable subsidiary UPC through acquisitions.
Swiss telecommunications company Sunrise expands its sports portfolio and now offers its IPTV customers a total of 572 Bundesliga and 2nd-division Bundesliga games, plus tennis, golf and other sports highlights, all via the Sky Sport app that comes with the TV Box UHD.
Liberty Global is exploring the sale of its cable subsidiaries in Switzerland and Austria.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch its OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland on August 17, 2017.
Ronny Verhelst, CEO of Tele Columbus, will leave Germany’s third-largest cable operator on February 1, 2018 for personal reasons.
Swiss telco Sunrise has appointed Robert Wigger as its new Chief Business Officer, starting September 1, 2017.
Swiss telco Sunrise Communications has decided to sell transmitter tower operator Swiss Towers for CHF500 million (€458 million).
German mobile communications company Freenet has purchased a 23.8% stake in Swiss telco Sunrise for around €714 million.
Swiss telco Sunrise has won 7,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Sunrise TV in Q4 2015.