UnitymediaKabelBW names retail chief

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator UnitymediaKabelBW has named Holger Schmieding as head of retail. Schmieding will be responsible for management of UnitymediaKabelBW’s retail operations and for the quality of all end-customer distribution channels. He was previously head of direct consumer sales at Vodafone Germany.

Liberty Global sees strong next-generation TV growth

Liberty Global’s advanced TV platform Horizon passed the milestone of half a million subscribers in the combined markets of the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany in the second quarter, strengthening the cable operator’s performance in video and limiting attrition of video subscribers, according to the company. Overall, Liberty Global sold an additional 240,000 ‘next-generation’ video services […]