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East Capital to sell Starman Group to Providence Equity

Nordic investment group East Capital Explorer has struck a deal to sell its entire 63% in pan-Baltic cable operation Starman Group to Providence Equity. The agreement in principle would see East Capital Explorer sell its stake in Starman for an upfront payment of €81 million in cash with the potential of an additional earn-out of […]

Starman drives Baltic consolidation with Cgates’ Kava acquisition

Lithuanian cable operator Cgates has acquired regional operator Kava as part of a strategy by Cgates’ ultimate majority owner, Swedish investment group East Capital Explorer, to create a pan-Baltic cable operation. Kava has about 20,000 customers in Lithuania and passes about 100,000 households with a modern fibre network across the cities of Vilnius, Klaipéda, Šiauliai […]

TV remains at forefront of cable business, say CEE operators

TV remains at the forefront of what cable operators in central and eastern Europe are offering and is even becoming more important within the bundle of products that they offer, but bundling strategies are likely to evolve, according to a panel of cable marketing executives at the Digital TV CEE conference in Budapest yesterday. TV […]