Eric Tveter, outgoing CEO of Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC, is in favour of merging his company with another market player.
Swiss cable operator UPC will launch new sports channel MySports One on August 14, 2018.
Severina Pascu, currently COO of UPC Switzerland, will succeed Eric Tveter as CEO from September 1.
Swiss municipal utilities provider EW Höfe has sold its cable network in Höfe to its long-standing partner UPC Switzerland effective April 1, 2018.
Liberty Global considers strengthening its Swiss cable subsidiary UPC through acquisitions.
The new sports channel MySports Swiss cable operator UPC launched in September 2017 has gained around 45,000 subscribers by the end of 2017.
UPC has added an additional 20,000 homes after extending its partnership with EBL Telecom.
Liberty Global will unify the names of its cable subsidiaries in Austria and Switzerland under the joint label UPC, the umbrella brand of its European cable assets.