Mike Fries

Liberty Global sees upside from ‘fragmented’ European OTT market

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global is benefitting from a fragmented, and in some cases still underdeveloped, OTT market in Europe according to CEO Mike Fries. Speaking on Liberty’s… Read more

Fries: Liberty Global ‘cannot afford to stand still’ on convergence

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global remains committed to developing convergent offerings despite an ongoing industry-wide decline in mobile revenues, according to president and CEO Mike Fries. Talking to… Read more

Liberty Global’s Fries to keynote at Cable-Tec Expo

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries will be the first of two general session keynote speakers at the SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo organised by the Society of… Read more

Liberty Global faces ‘speed bump’ in UK, but long-term growth prospects good

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global remains committed to the UK market and remains confident about its long-term growth prospects despite hitting a “speed bump” that had contributed to… Read more

Liberty Global’s Fries: acquisition of ITV is ‘not interesting’

Mike Fries

ITV’s market valuation and the premium that would be required to buy it means that the commercial broadcaster is “not interesting” as an acquisition target… Read more

Combining fixed and mobile failing to deliver synergies, says Fries

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Combining fixed and mobile assets and marketing quad-play services has so far failed to deliver significant synergies and the mobile business remains under pressure globally,… Read more

Liberty Global adds quarter of a million next-gen TV subscribers

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global added 253,000 next-generation TV subscribers in Q1, and said the UK and Germany contributed to its best first quarter video performance in the… Read more

Mike Fries: introducing the GIGAWorld

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries explains his vision for the rapidly approaching ‘GIGAWorld’ and why it will change your life.  Imagine a world where your… Read more

Liberty Global’s Fries: consolidation needed to justify Euro 5G investment

Mike Fries at Mobile World Congress 2017

Realising the 5G vision in Europe will be extremely challenging because of the amount of money required to build the networks and supporting infrastructure, according… Read more

Liberty Global targets UK with plan to build 800k new homes in ‘17

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries

Liberty Global will spend about US$1 billion on capital expenditure this year, with nine tenths to be spent on extending and upgrading its broadband network,… Read more

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