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Liberty Global names Switzerland Leadership team

Liberty Global has announced the appointment of two senior executives to lead its newly-combined Swiss operations following the closing of its acquisition of Sunrise Communications. Effective immediately, André Krause is Chief Executive Officer of the combined Sunrise UPC business. He joins Liberty Global’s executive team, reporting to CEO Mike Fries. Krause is currently the CEO […]

November 16, 2020

UPC “back to positive growth”

UPC, the Swiss cable operator, returned to a state of growth in Q3 with increased subscriptions and record broadband sales, but revenues were still down 5.8 per cent. Baptiest Coopmans, CEO of UPC Switzerland, commented: “The results for the 3rd quarter of 2020 show that our growth plan is working: the various measures have contributed […]

November 5, 2020

Covid boosts Deutsche Telekom TV

Deutsche Telekom’s (DT) domestic German TV base grew significantly and boosted group revenue during lockdown, helped in particular by new and exclusive content on the Megathek on-demand offering. DT had 3.724 million TV subscribers in Germany at the end of Q2, up 1.3 per cent quarter-on-quarter and 7.1 per cent year-on-year. Some 106,000 TV users […]

August 13, 2020

Liberty Q2 down 4% in “unprecedented times”

Liberty Global has published its Q2 2020 financial results. CEO Mike Fries commented: “Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, we continue to effectively navigate through these unprecedented times. Our core focus will always be on ensuring the health and safety of our employees, while delivering an unparalleled connectivity experience for our customers. On that […]

August 4, 2020

Switzerland: StarzPlay on UPC

UPC is the first telco provider in Switzerland to integrate the StarzPlay streaming service. StarzPlay, the international streaming service from the  premium network Starz, offers a wide range of Starz Original series along with high-profile acquired TV series and feature films that are available exclusively on StarzPlay. The streaming service is available on the new […]

June 30, 2020