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Bank: Liberty Global rated Buy

Liberty Global’s share price has lately hovered around the $17 mark. Investment bank Jefferies believes this is much too low and has issued a ‘Buy’ revision to its clients with a share price target of $24.80 – an upside of 46 per cent. Jefferies reports on Liberty Global’s key metrics with its Q3 2022 consolidated […]

November 3, 2022

Liberty Global Q3 revenue down 8.3%

Liberty Global has published its Q3 2022 financial results. Mike Fries, CEO, commented: “Despite the macroeconomic challenges in Europe we clearly have a resilient business model, as demonstrated by our solid results in Q3. Connectivity remains an essential service with strong demand across our footprint for reliable and seamless access to high-quality fixed and mobile […]

November 2, 2022

Liberty Networks Germany constructing new fibre network

Liberty Networks Germany, a joint venture (JV) between Liberty Global Ventures, the investment arm of Liberty Global and InfraVia Capital Partners, starts construction this week on a new full-fibre network in Germany. Launched in 2021, Liberty Networks Germany will connect households and municipalities in Germany to state-of-the-art fibre optic networks operating under the new ‘helloFiber’ […]

August 31, 2022

Bank: ITV faces tougher H2

Investment bank Berenberg issued a negative report on ITV, the UK’s main free-to-air commercial broadcaster, saying that while ITV’s interim results were strong, the bank expects there to be declines in ad revenue, a severe decline in viewing numbers and greater competition from US streamers which will tap into ITV’s traditional advertising revenues. Berenberg admits […]

August 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

Liberty Global, Telefónica, InfraVia UK fibre JV

Liberty Global, Telefónica Infra, S.L.U, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish telco Telefónica, together with infrastructure and technology investment specialist InfraVia Capital Partners, are to set up a new Joint Venture (JV) that will roll out fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to greenfield premises across the UK. The partnership will initially roll out fibre to 5 million homes […]

July 29, 2022By Colin Mann

Liberty Global Q2: “Well positioned”

Converged broadband, video and mobile communications services company Liberty Global has announced its Q2 2022 financial results. CEO Mike Fries stated, “Despite an increasingly difficult macroeconomic environment developing throughout the second quarter, demand for connectivity remains high and we are well positioned to execute on our strategic and financial goals. In each of our core […]

July 29, 2022

Böing named Liberty Networks Germany CEO

Liberty Networks Germany, the joint venture launched last year by Liberty Global Ventures, the investment arm of Liberty Global, and InfraVia Capital Partners to build full-fibre networks in Germany, has appointed Christian Böing as CEO. Böing’s previous roles include CEO oat web-hosting companies Strato and IONOS. Prior to that, he held roles at communications company […]

July 21, 2022

Liberty Global selects CommScope as DOCSIS 4.0 tech partner

Communications technologist CommScope has been selected by converged broadband, video and mobile communications services provider Liberty Global to develop and deploy a Remote MACPHY Device (RMD) Node platform for DOCSIS 4.0 (D4.0), accelerating Liberty Global’s progress towards 10G capabilities. This project marks the industry’s first D4.0 initiative in Europe and leverages CommScope’s DOCSIS expertise and […]

July 19, 2022

M7 Group appoints Bergman as board member

M7 Group, the European pay-TV provider, has appointed Jeroen Bergman as a board member responsible for Content and Business Development. He will replace Bert Habets who resigned from the M7 board last year. Bergman spent 20 years at Liberty Global where he was responsible for all programming and content acquisition. Before Liberty he was Commercial […]

July 5, 2022

Sunrise deploys Media Distillery to enhance TV user experience

Media Distillery, a provider of AI technology to understand what’s inside video, has announced that Switzerland’s largest private telecommunications company Sunrise, a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Global, has deployed EPG Correction Distillery to improve the video user experience for its digital TV customers. Thanks to Media Distillery’s AI technology, which went live at Sunrise in […]

June 28, 2022