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All3Media eyeing £1bn sale

All3Media is reportedly exploring sale options that include cashing out on their joint venture in a deal that could be worth more than £1 billion (€0.93 billion). Liberty Global and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) are considering selling their stakes in the UK-based TV producer, which is home to over 50 production companies, to a third […]

June 1, 2023

Technetix appoints Benavides as CTO, South America

Technetix, the broadband technology provider, has announced the appointment of Hernan Benavides as Chief Technology Officer, South America.Benavides is an accomplished professional with over 28 years experience in the cable TV industry. He has been a member of the SCTE since 1995.“Hernan has played a pivotal role in the technological advancement of the cable TV […]

May 30, 2023

Liberty Global posts Q1 loss

Liberty Global earnings were negative in Q1, posting a loss of $713.5 million (€650.3m) from continuing operations. Adjusted EBITDA was down by 6 per cent to $624.5 million. The company says it suffered from was a combination of subscriber losses and rising energy and labour costs in the quarter. Meanwhile, Liberty revealed it plans to […]

May 10, 2023

Echelon Studios acquires In Support of Liberty documentary

Echelon Studios has acquired global rights to the multi-award-winning documentary “In Support of Liberty: Philadelphia and the Greek War of Independence”, from writer and director Eleftherios Kostans. The short film tells the story of the little-known history of Philadelphia’s support and ties to the Greek War of Independence and highlights how Phil-Hellenes in America embraced […]

March 29, 2023

Liberty Global Q4 “delivers in challenging conditions”

Liberty Global has announced its Q4 2022 financial results. Revenue decreased 4.1 per cent YoY on a reported basis and increased 0.8 per cent on a rebased basis to $1.84 billion (€1.74bn). Q4 Adjusted EBITDA decreased 13.4 per cent YoY on a reported basis and 4.4 per cent on a rebased basis to $597.3 million. […]

February 23, 2023

Nuance, Liberty Global enhance offerings for visually impaired

Nuance Communications has announced that Liberty Global has expanded its use of Nuance Dragon TV for Virgin Media O2 customers in the UK. The expansion includes new capabilities that provide enhanced support for visually impaired customers, such as reading aloud programme information. Nuance Dragon TV, powered by Nuance conversational AI, has proven popular worldwide with […]

September 8, 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 “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