Liberty Global forecasts big benefits from Ziggo acquisition

Liberty Global could realise greater synergies than previously forecast from its acquisition of leading Dutch cable operator Ziggo, according to president and CEO Mike Fries.  Speaking to analysts after Liberty announced its third quarter results, Fries said that synergies raised by the acquisition could be greater than forecast. “We’re expecting about €550 million on an […]

French quad-play war heats up

Orange France has reacted to rival Bouygues Telecom’s introduction of a low-cost fibre offering by using its low-cost subsidiary Sosh to launch a new low-cost quad-play offering including fibre-based internet. From July 3, Sosh will offer a combination of Orange’s Livebox plus mobile, with internet speeds of up to 200Mbps downstream and 50Mbps upstream for […]