Vodafone launches fixed UK offering amidst Liberty Global talks

Vodafone has officially entered into the ‘multiplay’ market of bundled telecoms and internet services in the UK after launching ‘Vodafone Connect’, its new broadband and fixed-line offering to consumers. The much-mooted launch comes a week after the UK group confirmed …

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Vodafone confirms talks with Liberty Global; denies merger rumours

Vodafone Group today confirmed it has entered into informal talks with cable group Liberty Global about exchanging certain assets, but highlighted it was not in discussions to combine the two companies. Rumours emerged last week suggesting Vodafone investors were open …

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Vodafone investors open to Liberty Global deal – report

Some of the biggest shareholders in Vodafone indicated they might favour a deal with John Marlone’s Liberty Global, as the UK company appears to be in a stronger position to strike a deal with the cable group. A Reuters report …

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KPN agrees €1.3B Base sale to Liberty Global subsidiary

Dutch incumbent KPN struck a definitive agreement with Telenet Global Holding, a subsidiary of European cable company Liberty Global, to sell Base, its Belgian mobile unit, for €1.33 billion in cash. Telenet, a cable operator, also runs an MVNO on …

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KPN confirms Base bids

KPN confirmed that “several parties have shown preliminary interest” in its Belgian mobile unit Base, and that it is exploring “all of its options” regarding the business. The Netherlands-based company has previously explored the option of selling Base, although this course …

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Liberty Global set to begin LatAm acquisition spree with Choice

Liberty Global has announced that together with investment firm Searchlight, it has signed an agreement to acquire Puerto Rican Choice Cable, the territory’s second largest cable and broadband services provider. If successful in its bid, the cable giant will merge Choice with its subsidiary Liberty Cablevision Puerto Rico (LCPR). The combined business would be the […]

Orange CEO expecting BT EE bid decision by Christmas

The Chief Executive of Orange, Stephane Richard, has dropped a hint about the ongoing discussions with BT over a possible acquisition of EE, allegedly stating that he’s expecting a decision from the British telco in the next few weeks.

Vodafone aims to cool Liberty speculation

Vodafone Group sought to dampen speculation about a potential bid for international cable company Liberty Global during an analyst and investor meeting this week. The reports of a potential bid emerged after UK telecoms giant BT revealed it was in …

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Vodafone mulls Liberty, Blinkbox buys

Vodafone Group is considering a move to combine its business with international cable company Liberty Global, according to a Bloomberg report. Vodafone is believed to be analysing the financial and regulatory issues that may need to be overcome, as well …

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