Severina Pascu is moving from Liberty Global’s Swiss operations to become CFO and Deputy CEO of Virgin Media in the UK.
Baptiest Coopmans will become the new CEO of cable operator UPC Switzerland on February 1, 2020.
Virgin Media has begun 2020 with an upgrade for customers on lower speed tiers to its M100 broadband service.
Virgin Media is opening a brand new headquarters in Reading’s Green Park.
Virgin Media has agreed a five-year mobile deal with Vodafone UK for the hosting of 5G and other mobile traffic on the Vodafone network.
Virgin Media has launched a home broadband service that runs at speeds 20 times faster than the UK average.
Sky is in talks over a potential investment that could see it join Liberty Global in the build of a new fibre network to compete with BT.
Veteran Virgin Media staffer Robert Dunn is being tapped for a new role at parent Liberty Global that would see the company develop full fibre broadband in smaller UK towns and rural areas.
Weakness in Virgin Media is hurting Liberty Global, which lost 29,000 RGUs in the second quarter, as compared to a gain of 41,000 RGUs in the prior-year period. This was despite improved performances in the remaining CEE operations, as well as Switzerland and Telenet.
Plans by Ireland’s RTE to launch a new timeshifted version of RTÉ2 have suffered a setback.