Vodafone can breathe a sigh of relief: The EU Commission’s concerns about the takeover of large parts of Liberty Global’s cable business in Europe are apparently smaller than expected.
Vodafone has reduced the capital of its subsidiary Vodafone Holdings Europe, which brings together all the company’s interests in Spain, by €1.115 billion.
German industry associations BREKO, BUGLAS, VAUNET and DNMG are concerned about the consequences of Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia.
The European Commission is said to have strong concerns against the €18.4 billion cable deal between Liberty Global and Vodafone.
SPI/FilmBox’s FunBox UHD Channel has extended its distribution partnership with Vodafone Spain.
M7 Group, the owner of Czech and Slovak DTH platform Skylink, has entered into an agreement with Vodafone.
HBO has launched in Portugal with Vodafone Portugal as its exclusive operator partner.
Vodafone saw contrasting revenue fortunes in Germany and Spain, two of the main markets in Europe in which it operates TV services, in the quarter ending December 31, 2018.
Vodafone has announced the launch of Nick+, a new on demand offer with content from Viacom International Media Networks’ Nickelodeon.
German public broadcaster ARD will transmit its complete TV channel portfolio in HD quality for DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) from January 7, 2019.