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Liberty Global “in great shape”

Liberty Global has announced its Q4 2021 financial results, saying it achieved all 2021 guidance targets including increased Adjusted Free Cash Flow. CEO, Mike Fries, stated: “Our fourth quarter and full year results demonstrated continued commercial momentum across our FMC champions. Operationally, we delivered 306,000 aggregate broadband and postpaid mobile subscribers during Q4 and over […]

February 18, 2022

Bank: Liberty Global rated ‘BUY’

Investment analysts at Jefferies have looked at Liberty Global and adjusted its model for the company – taking into account recent news from Poland, Switzerland and the UK – and rates the company a ‘BUY’. The bank states: “We update estimates, mostly for the shift of Poland into discontinued operations from 3Q21s onwards. On an […]

October 14, 2021By Chris Forrester

Liberty Global selects CommScope HD Shelf

CommScope has announced that Liberty Global has selected its High-Density R-PHY Shelf as a key component of its next-generation global gigabit broadband network. The HD Shelf will enable Liberty Global to push fibre deeper into its HFC network and realise the efficiencies associated with Distributed Access Architectures (DAA). The HD Shelf will enable Liberty Global […]

October 8, 2021

Liberty in German FTTH JV

Liberty Global Ventures, the investment arm of Liberty, and InfraVia Capital Partners, an independent private equity firm specialised in infrastructure and technology investments, have set up a new Joint Venture (JV) aimed at assessing the opportunity in building fibre-to-the-home networks in Germany. The 50:50 JV, which is subject to regulatory approval, sees the two companies […]

September 27, 2021By Colin Mann

Bank ups Liberty Global rating to ‘BUY’

Analysts at investment bank Berenberg, while admitting that the John Malone-controlled suite of businesses under the Liberty Global banner represents a “complex case” to analyse, nevertheless – and it says with its eyes wide open – believes that Liberty’s prospects are solid. Berenberg is raising its advice on Liberty Global to ‘BUY’ (from ‘HOLD’) and […]

September 24, 2021

Liberty Global sells UPC Poland to iliad

Liberty Global has reached a definitive agreement to sell 100 per cent of its operations in Poland to iliad’s Polish mobile subsidiary Play. At June 30th 2021, Liberty Global’s networks in Poland passed 3.7 million homes and served 1.5 million customers who subscribed to 1.3 million broadband, 1.4 million video, and over 600,000 telephony services. […]

September 22, 2021

Liberty LatAm deploys Velocix’s streaming platform

Velocix, a provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, has announced a multi-country agreement with Liberty Latin America (LLA) to power the operator’s Android TV-based streaming services in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. In connection with the contract, Velocix has already completed the deployment of its IP CDN, origin server, and recording […]

May 12, 2021

VTR selects Media Distillery to enhance user experience

Media Distillery, a provider of AI technology to understand what’s inside video, announces that VTR, Chile’s largest cable operator, part of Liberty Latin America, has selected it to improve video user experience. Thanks to Media Distillery’s AI technology, which went live at VTR this month, the operator’s 1 million cable TV subscribers are now able […]

April 15, 2021

More MSO, Organisation Support for Virtual SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo

With the start of SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo Virtual Experience less than a month away, an international cast of cable MSOs and organisations has put forth sponsorship dollars to ensure the all-digital event reaches the widest possible audience. Liberty Global in Europe, Midco in the United States, Millicom in Latin America, and Rogers and Shaw in […]

September 17, 2020

Salt may challenge Liberty buy of Sunrise

Xavier Niel, the French billionaire behind Saltand the Free brands in France and Italy, claims the deal breaches an exclusivity agreement. Niel announced he was considering a law suit on the day UPC Switzerland, the local Liberty Global cable unit, issued its prospectus laying out the terms for its €6.2 billion acquisition of Swiss MNO […]

August 28, 2020