Liberty Global: is there an alternative to the Horizon box?

Wednesday 27 February 2013 | 16:47 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Liberty Global is making a stab at Comcast's crown as the world's biggest cable operator with its proposed takeover of the UK's Virgin Media. While Liberty is active mainly in Europe (as well as Puerto Rico and Chile), Comcast's operations are limited to the US. Due to its history of acquisitions, Liberty Global has a serious disadvantage: the various country operations may be integrated at the national level (such as UPC Netherlands, which was formed from a series of local takeovers), but there is no international integration. This is why the takeover of Virgin Media will offer few

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Companies: Arris / Broadcom / Charter Communications / Cisco / Comcast / Consumentenbond / Intel / Liberty Global / Motorola Mobility / NDS / Technicolor / Time Warner Cable / TiVo / UPC Nederland / Virgin Media
Countries: Europe
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