Liberty Global Plc, the cable company controlled by billionaire John Malone, plans to offer mobile phone services to customers throughout Europe, taking on carriers such as the U.K.’s Vodafone Group Plc.
Grupo Corporativo ONO SA, the Spanish cable operator preparing an initial public offering, is seeing signs that the nation’s economy will improve in 2014, Chief Executive Officer Rosalia Portela said today.
Orange SA has intensified its search for acquisition targets in Spain to avoid being left out of potential consolidation in the country’s telecommunications market, according to people familiar with the matter.
Vodafone Group Plc has approached Grupo Corporativo ONO SA’s owners about a potential acquisition as the cable company meets this week to discuss an initial public offering or a sale, people familiar with the matter said.
Charter Communications Inc. made its boldest move yet to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., nominating a full slate of board members as it seeks to usher the second- largest U.S. cable company to the bargaining table.
Since Neil Berkett became Virgin Media Inc.’s chief executive officer in 2008, he’s tripled the company’s share price and attracted a $16 billion takeover bid from billionaire John Malone. Now he’s on his way out.