Joachim Grendel

Tele Columbus makes changes to top management team

German cable operator Tele Columbus has made a number of senior management appointments ahead of its integration of smaller service provider Pepcom. Joachim Grendel, the former chairman and CEO of Primacom, which Tele Columbus acquired earlier this year, is leaving the company at his own request. Integration of Primacom and Pepcom will be led by […]

Primacom passes internet milestone

German cable operator Primacom has signed up its 100,000th internet customer. The milestone comes 15 years after the operator initially launched internet services. More recently the company has invested in an extensive fibre network build-out, bringing advanced services to a wider number of customers. Primacom customer Steffen Preiß was named as the lucky 100,000th customer […]

Primacom rejects Tele Columbus takeover

German cable operator Primacom has rejected a takeover offer by fellow cable operator Tele Columbus. Primacom CEO Joachim Grendel said that his company was in a good position to play a role in German cable consolidation – but as a buyer rather than a takeover target. He said that Primacom had successfully executed its strategy […]