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Liberty Global hints at consolidation, OTT box

Wednesday 2 December 2009 | 12:39 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Liberty Global expects its recently announced takeover of Unitymedia, the second-largest cable operator in germany, will put an end to the quiet period for M&A activity. The company's CEO Mike Fries noted that Liberty Global may pursue acqusisitions in East Europe and Japan. He also announced a new type of set-top box, with improved connections between the computer and TV, and noted that consumers will want increased bandwidth on internet services, even if they don't make full use of the capacity. He expects services with 100 or 200Mbps will be fully used in future. His comments provide

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Liberty / Liberty Global / Unitymedia / UPC / Virgin Media / Ziggo
Countries: Europe
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