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Weekly news summary: the rise of virtual operators, all-IP box from Liberty Global and Eurofiber up for sale

Monday 31 August 2020 | 13:25 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The past week's news showed the continued rise of open networks and virtual service providers. However, not everyone can be number one or two on the crowded European markets. M&A activity included news at Eurofiber, Sunrise and MasMovil, while Liberty Global's launch of a new set-top box and Comcast's expansion on the wholesale market shows the continued importance of the TV set in the home. 

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