Following the approval of the merger by the European Commission, Vodafone has commenced integrating its networks and products with Unitymedia in the German cable market.
The team charged with integrating UPC’s operations with Vodafone in Romania will consist of around 100 people.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland continues the HD offensive launched in November 2018 in the DTH satellite market and commences SD switch-off on the two largest cable networks.
Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange are fighting to secure new sports TV viewers in Spain in public establishments such as bars, hotels and restaurants.
Liberty Global has completed the sale of its operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone.
Vodafone Romania will have a new executive team in place on August 1.
Vodafone will replace Liberty Global’s Horizon platform with its own GigaTV box in Germany, the operator has confirmed.
Deutsche Telekom and several industry associations are considering taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve Vodafone’s acquisition of German cable operator Unitymedia.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Liberty Global’s cable business in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania by Vodafone.
Orange has been the biggest beneficiary of Vodafone’s decision to no longer show La Liga and Champions League football in Spain.