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Salt files lawsuit against Sunrise in Colorado over merger with Liberty Global

Monday 31 August 2020 | 10:04 CET | News
Swiss operator Salt has filed a legal proceeding against Sunrise before the US District court in Colorado, the Financial Times reports. The company believes that Sunrise infringed contractual rights established as part of their Swiss Open Fibre joint venture. They had announced plans to set up the joint venture to manage the roll-out of broadband networks after Sunrise's attempt to acquire UPC Switzerland failed. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Liberty Global / Salt / Sunrise / UPC / UPC Switzerland
Countries: Switzerland / United States
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