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UPC owner moves closer to Ziggo acquisition

Monday 29 July 2013 | 14:47 CET | Author: Kamiel Albrecht | Market Commentary
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Liberty Global, owner of the second-largest Dutch cable operator UPC Netherlands, has announced it increased its stake in the largest Dutch cable operator Ziggo to 28.5 percent. Although neither company has said anything about a possible merger, it seems that such an announcement will come sooner rather than later. Merging the two largest cable operators in the Netherlands make sense to stay competitive with former incumbent KPN, especially on the TV market.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Fixed / Internet
Companies: ACM / Kabel BW / Kabel Deutschland / KPN / Liberty Global / Telecompaper / Unitymedia / UPC Nederland / Virgin Media / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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