The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of Dutch cable operator Ziggo by Liberty Global subject to conditions, after Liberty Global offered concessions.
The long-expected plan by Vodafone to buy Liberty Global’s cable assets in Germany and parts of Eastern Europe is said to be in the final stages.
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.
The uncertainty surrounding its proposed sale to UPC is starting to impact on the Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska.
UPC’s internet services are now used by over 500,000 households in the Czech Republic, with the operator having gained 23,600 new customers in the past year.
CNN Money Switzerland, the first English-language Swiss business news channel, will launch on January 24, 2018 at 18.00 CET.
UPC has launched a new portfolio of internet services in the Czech Republic.
Swiss cable operator UPC will change the mobile network it uses for its mobile services by moving from Orange to Swisscom.
Austrian mobile network operator T-Mobile Austria, a subsidiary of German telco Deutsche Telekom, will take over UPC Austria, the country’s largest cable operator, for around €1.9 billion from parent company Liberty Global.
UPC is creating a new consumer division by merging the activities of marketing, sales and customer operations into one entity.