0
Broadband

UPC Austria merges with UPC Cablecom

Tuesday 29 July 2014 | 11:24 CET | News
Liberty Global is bringing UPC Austria and Swiss operation UPC Cablecom into one new regional organisation, headed by Eric Tveter, currently CEO of UPC Cablecom. He takes up the new role on 01 August and the regional organisation will have its headquarters in Zurich. UPC Austria manager Thomas Hintze becomes chairman of the Austrian operation and will report to Tveter. The aim is to support their future growth, it said, with both operations benefiting from efficiencies of scale. The Austrian and Swiss sister companies have already been working together, it added.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Fixed
Companies: Liberty Global / UPC Austria / UPC Cablecom
Countries: Austria / Switzerland
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Salaets named UPC Austria, UPC Cablecom strategy VP

Published 10 Mar 2015 14:41 CET | Austria
As part of the reorganisation of UPC Austria and UPC Cablecom, the Liberty Global-owned companies have announced that Benny ...

UPC Cablecom to cut 250 jobs by 2018

Published 25 Feb 2015 11:58 CET | Austria
The newly founded regional organisation of UPC Cablecom and UPC Austria have agreed on restrucuring measures that include the ...

UPC Cablecom Q3 revenues up 4.3%

Published 06 Nov 2014 11:23 CET | Switzerland
Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom reported revenues for the third quarter of 2014 up by 4.3 percent year-on-year to CHF 323 ...

UPC Cablecom, UPC Austria get joint customer care officer

Published 27 Oct 2014 16:25 CET | Austria
UPC Cablecom and UPC Austria announced further plans to integrate their management teams. Since the beginning of August, the ...

Hofer to present MVNO plans before end of 2014

Published 23 Sep 2014 14:32 CET | Austria
Austrian supermarket chain Hofer will present its MVNO service this year but start providing it at the beginning of 2015, Der ...

UPC Austria offers 250 Mbps Top F.I.T. fibre service

Published 04 Sep 2014 11:21 CET | Austria
UPC Austria said it will be providing internet with downloads at up to 250 Mbps from autumn under its Top F.I.T. service, and is ...

UPC Austria adds 9,200 RGUs in Q2

Published 06 Aug 2014 12:15 CET | Austria
UPC Austria lost 2,100 customers in the second quarter for a total 648,500 at the end of June. Revenue-generating units were ...

UPC Cablecom reaches over 700,000 internet customers

Published 06 Aug 2014 11:31 CET | Switzerland
Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom added 43,200 subscriptions in first-half 2014 to reach a record 2.58 million. The company has ...

Liberty Global posts organic sales up 3% in Q2

Published 06 Aug 2014 08:17 CET | Europe
Cable operator Liberty Global reported second-quarter revenues up 51 percent from a year earlier to USD 4.6 billion, driven by ...

UPC Austria completes Pircher Media network integration

Published 28 Jul 2014 08:49 CET | Austria
Liberty Global subsidiary and cable network operator UPC Austria has completed the integration of Pircher Media's network at the ...

UPC cablecom completes backbone upgrade

Published 24 Jul 2014 14:25 CET | Switzerland
Liberty Global subsidiary and Swiss cable operator UPC cablecom as completed the expansion of its fibre backbone network in ...

UPC Austria expands on demand with Sport1+, Sport1 US

Published 24 Jul 2014 11:27 CET | Austria
Liberty Global subsidiary and cable operator UPC Austria has added Sport1+ and Sport1 US to its on demand service for existing ...

UPC Cablecom takes full control of another cable network

Published 02 Jul 2014 11:19 CET | Switzerland
Swiss cable company UPC Cablecom has taken over the Tele-Pregny-Chambesy (TPC) cable network in the canton of Geneva, effective ...

CVC looks to resume Sunrise, Orange merger plans - report

Published 18 Jun 2014 15:20 CET | Switzerland
CVC, parent company of Swiss operator Sunrise, is planning to resume merger attempts with rival Orange, reports Swiss newspaper ...

UPC Cablecom ends Q1 with 2.56 million subscriptions

Published 07 May 2014 14:17 CET | Switzerland
Swiss cable network operator UPC Cablecom added 21,400 subscriptions in Q1 2014 to reach 2.56 million. The number of internet ...