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Helbo named VodafoneZiggo CTO

Thomas Helbo has been appointed as VodafoneZiggo’s Executive Director Technology, succeeding Eben Albertyn, whose departure was announced in July 2023. Helbo brings a wealth of experience spanning various facets of technology and joins DUtch telco VodafoneZiggo as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with the target to continue improving the customer experience at VodafoneZiggo. Coming from a […]

February 12, 2024

Canal+ DTC for Netherlands

Canal+ is returning to the Netherlands with a new streaming service before the end of this year. Launching in partnership with VodafoneZiggo, it will offer a range of originals and international productions alongside exclusive titles from Viaplay, Fremantle, Dutch CORE, Lionsgate and Lumière. The new streamer will be available via the Apple App Store, Google […]

November 14, 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

VodafoneZiggo deploys Media Distillery

Media Distillery, a provider of AI-enabled video analysis solutions for the video entertainment industry, has announced that the Netherlands’ multiservice provider, VodafoneZiggo, has implemented EPG Correction Distillery  to improve the user experience for its nearly 4 million video subscribers. VodafoneZiggo is a joint venture between Vodafone Group and Liberty Global. EPG Correction Distillery was rolled […]

April 25, 2023

Dutch operators plan joint football bid

Four leading Dutch operators – Delta, KPN, T-Mobile and VodafoneZiggo – have joined together for a bid for domestic broadcast rights to Eredivisie, Dutch football’s top flight league. The Eredivisie is currently tied into a 12-season deal with Disney-owned ESPN, running from 2013-14 to 2024-25 and worth an average of €80 million per season. A […]

April 18, 2023

Liberty Global acquires Vodafone stake

Liberty Global has acquired 1.335 billion shares in Vodafone Group PLC, representing 4.92 per cent of the outstanding share capital (excluding treasury shares). The transaction was principally funded through an attractive non-recourse financing, requiring equity funding from Liberty Global of approximately £225 million (€254m). “We believe, like many others, that Vodafone’s current share price does […]

February 14, 2023By Colin Mann

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

VodafoneZiggo upgrades with Teleste

Teleste has received a significant order from VodafoneZiggo consisting of various network components to secure the operator’s network upgrades in 2023 and onwards. The ordered components, including broadband amplifiers and RF passives, will be part of VodafoneZiggo’s ongoing nationwide network upgrade targeted to ensure premium broadband services to its subscribers. With more than 7.3 million […]

August 30, 2022

Liberty Global upgrades WiFi services in Poland, Netherlands

Nearly three million Liberty Global customers in Poland and the Netherlands are to receive a free upgrade to the Intelligent WiFi services, providing them with the fastest and most stable connections for all their devices. The upgraded services are being rolled out in partnership with the SaaS experience platform provider, Plume. Liberty Global has invested […]

August 24, 2021

GIGAEurope calls for continued network investment

GIGAEurope, the industry association of private investors in gigabit connectivity, has celebrated its launch by bringing together policymakers MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri and Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser in the Cabinet of President von der Leyen, plus senior industry executives from Vodafone Group, Liberty Global, VodafoneZiggo and Telenet. The event highlighted how the coronavirus pandemic surged […]

November 18, 2020