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

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 last 10 years. This was in spite of an 18% year-on-year decline in European operating income at US$431 million, with “challenging” mobile results in the UK and Belgium and “softer […]

UPC Austria launches new Horizon service

Liberty Global-owned UPC Austria has launched the new version of the operator Horizon advanced TV service. The updated version of the platform comes with a new user interface with more visual elements to aid navigation along with additional information about shows and a quick overview of each title. The service also provides personalised recommendations, pause […]

Virgin Media unveils new V6 box, launches new TiVo UI

Virgin Media has unveiled new details about the Liberty Global EOS platform-based box it is to launch, along with the first public photo of the device, and has launched its updated TiVo user interface, including a new feature that will enable users to find, save and group together content across linear, on-demand and online TV […]

TiVo revamp, EOS will be huge ‘step up’, says Virgin Media’s Mockridge

Virgin Media’s launch of parent Liberty Global’s EOS box and the rebranding of its TiVo-based advanced TV service under the Virgin TV name will mark “a very significant step-up” in its ability to deliver on-demand programming across multiple platforms, according to CEO Tom Mockridge. Speaking on an analyst call after Liberty Global unveiled strong Q2 […]

Liberty Global to create single advanced set-top for all Europe

Liberty Global is to consolidate its next-generation set-top platforms, including ultimately that of Virgin Media in the UK, as part of a project dubbed ‘Eos’ by the company. Eos is in turn part of the wider strategic plan, formerly known as ‘Liberty 3.0’ and now, according to president and CEO Mike Fries, to be known […]