Liberty Global launches Horizon on Ziggo and drops UPC brand in Netherlands


Liberty Global has launched its Horizon advanced TV service on Ziggo’s network in The Netherlands. The company has also adopted the Ziggo brand for all… Read more

DanceTrippin TV goes live on Ziggo

DanceTrippinTV Ziggo

Amsterdam-based Dance music TV channel, DanceTrippin, has launched on the Ziggo platform in the Netherlands.  The channel, which mainly broadcasts live performances from top Dutch… Read more

Liberty Global to cut Dutch headcount


Liberty Global has said it will reduce the headcount of its Dutch operations by approximately 450 over the next three years as a result of… Read more

Sony Pictures Television buys Film1 from Liberty

Kate Marsh

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPT) has agreed to buy Dutch channel group Film1 from Liberty Global.  Under the deal, SPT will fully own and operate… Read more

Dutch TV market growth driven by IPTV


The Dutch TV market added 20,000 net additions during the fourth quarter of 2014, driven by mainly by growth in IPTV delivered via DSL or… Read more

UPC Netherlands launches Horizon Extra Mediabox

UPC Netherlands

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Netherlands has launched a multiroom addition to its Horizon advanced TV service, Horizon Extra Mediabox. The service allows viewers to… Read more

Liberty Global reorganising European business to improve credit appeal

Charlie Bracken

Liberty Global is to reorganise its European businesses, merging UPC Ireland with Virgin Media and UPC Netherlands with Ziggo to create a simpler debt structure.… Read more

Warburg Pincus hires Ziggo and Sky exec Sukawaty

Andrew Sukawaty

Private equity group Warburg Pincus has hired former Ziggo chairman and current Inmarsat executive chairman Andrew Sukawaty as an ‘executive-in-residence’ to help it identify new… Read more

Liberty takes 98.4% of Ziggo shares, plans to delist business next month


Liberty Global now holds 98.4% of all Ziggo shares, and has said that the Dutch cable operator’s last day of trading on the on Euronext… Read more

Liberty moves to delist Ziggo after gaining 95% of shares


Liberty Global has secured control of 95.6% of Dutch operator Ziggo’s shares and is initiating a statutory “squeeze-out” to take 100% control.  Liberty said its… Read more