UBS Global TMT conference

Netflix plays down interest in premium live sports rights

Netflix co-chief executive Ted Sarandos has used the UBS Global TMT Conference in New York to push back against rumours that the streamer might enter the battle for premium sports rights. He said the platform is not “anti-sport” it is just “pro-profit”. Big tech-backed streaming rivals Amazon and Apple have both made big bets on […]

Liberty Global looks to fixed-mobile convergence and local IPOs

Liberty Global is set to benefit significantly from its realisation of fixed-mobile convergence in the UK and Switzerland and is likely to continue to build out fibre in the UK under Project Lightning after Virgin Media’s merger with O2, possibly with a spun-off infrastructure company, according to CFO Charlie Bracken. Speaking at the UBS Global […]