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Liberty Global

Liberty Global

A corporate venture capital firm in Colorado that focuses on providing television, broadband internet and telephony services primarily in Europe, Japan, and Chile.

Liberty Global is a corporate venture capital firm in Colorado that focuses on providing television, broadband internet and telephony services primarily in Europe, Japan, and Chile. The company offers various broadband distribution services over its cable television systems, including video, broadband Internet access, and telephony. It also provides video services through direct-to-home satellite or multi channel multipoint distribution systems. Founded 2004 in Englewood, Colorado, United States, it invests in series A, series G, seed rounds, private equity, series E, venture rounds, series D, and series B rounds. Its portfolio companies include iflix, Celeno, Cheddar, Copa90, Integrate, IOTAS, Katai and Quibi. As of March 2020, Liberty Global has made 25 investments. Their most recent investment was on October 1, 2019, when IOTAS raised $8.5M.

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Funded Companies

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Kymeta

U.S-based company developing satellite antennas for global communication.

Guavus, a subsidiary of Thales, is a company which provides data analytics software.

Cheddar is a New York City-based company founded in 2016 by Jon Steinberg.

NSLComm is an Israel-based company founded by Daniel Rockberger, Raz Itzhaki Tamir and Danny Spirtus.

Integrate is a Phoenix, Arizona-based software company.

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Paul Amiss

Director of the Network Operations Centre

Bala Balakrishnan

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Bruce Mann

Chief Programming Officer

Dan Hennessy

Chief Architecture Architect

Judith Knuit

Sr. Business Process Manager

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iflix

Celeno

Cheddar

Copa90

Integrate

IOTAS

Katai

Quibi

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Teleste Corporation
April 15, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Teleste has announced that Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), one of the world's leading converged video, broadband and...
January 22, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Full fibre to the premises (FTTP) technology with average top speeds of 516Mbps , , • Virgin Media's broadband speeds are nine times faster than the local average , , • 4K movies and computer games downloaded in minutes , , • Virgin Media's engineers have worked throughout the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure that customers have access to vital connectivity when they need it most , , , , , , As part of its 'Project Lightning' network expansion programme, Virgin Media is expanding its ultrafast...
Plume
December 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- La pionnière des services de maisons intelligentes personnalisés, PlumeMD, a annoncé aujourd'hui une croissance record et l'adoption de son...
Plume
December 17, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Plume®, Vorreiter im Bereich personalisierter Smart Home-Dienste, gab heute ein Rekordwachstum und die Einführung seines Portfolios...
Plume
December 14, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Personalized Smart Home Services pioneer Plume®, today announced record growth and adoption of its portfolio of advanced Smart Home Services...
Pamela Barbaglia
May 7, 2020
IN
The biggest deal since the coronavirus forced the world into a lockdown was sealed thanks to a frantic round of late night calls among bearded faces and without even a virtual toast to mark the creation of a new force in the British telecoms sector.
Ingrid Lunden
May 7, 2020
TechCrunch
The regulators said "NO" when Telefonica tried to combine its O2 operations in the UK with rival carrier, Hutchison-owned Three, back in 2015. But Telefonica didn't let go of the idea of divestment, and five years later, in the middle of a health pandemic with related threats of a global economic depression looming over us, [...]
March 26, 2020
WebWire
Like many other businesses, Virgin Media is receiving very high customer call volumes and is drafting in extra resources to help answer the phones and solve customer queries. New jobs are being created at locations across the country on both a permanent and fixed-term basis. This will give new staff job security in the months ahead, as well as creating flexible employment opportunities for people who need to find work in the short to medium term. Roles will be based in Birmingham, Sheffie...
December 4, 2019
WebWire
, , , , • Multi-million pound investment in Berkshire will see as many as 1,500 staff based in Reading , , • New office incorporates accessible and sustainable design features with measures in place to dramatically reduce single-use plastics , , , , , , Virgin Media is opening a brand new headquarters in Reading's Green Park. Up to 1,500 staff will be based at the 120,000 square feet office, with the first staff moving to the site today. The office is the size of roughly 160 average sized UK ho...
John Miller
November 13, 2019
IN
Sunrise Communications said on Wednesday it faces a hit of up to 125 million Swiss francs ($125 million) from its failed bid to buy Liberty Global's Swiss unit, as the U.S. cable company held out hopes a deal could be revived.
November 4, 2019
WebWire
, , , , • Full fibre to the premises (FTTP) technology with average top speeds of 516Mbps , , • Virgin Media's broadband speeds are nearly 20 times faster than the local average , , • 4K movies and computer games downloaded in minutes , , • Virgin Media's Oomph bundles offer the complete entertainment experience , , , , , , Virgin Media has completed the rollout of its ultrafast broadband network in Shildon, County Durham, which will provide more than 2,000 local residents and businesses with the f...
Reuters Editorial
October 14, 2019
U.S.
Freenet still opposes Sunrise's 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.32 billion) deal to buy Liberty Global's Swiss business, despite a new offer from the American seller to take part in the acquisition.
Reuters Editorial
October 14, 2019
U.S.
Liberty Global has offered to buy up to 500 million Swiss francs ($502.11 million) of newly created Sunrise Communications shares - a move designed to ease through its 6.3 billion franc sale of its Swiss business.
John Miller
September 26, 2019
U.S.
The Swiss anti-trust authority has approved Sunrise Communications' 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.36 billion) takeover of Liberty Global's UPC business, setting up a showdown between the telecoms company and foes of the deal.
Reuters Editorial
July 18, 2019
U.S.
Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider.
July 16, 2019
WebWire
, , , , • Full fibre to the premises (FTTP) technology with average top speeds of 516Mbps , , • Virgin Media's broadband speeds are nearly 13 times faster than the local average , , • 4K movies and computer games downloaded in minutes , , • Virgin Media's Oomph bundles offer the complete entertainment experience , , , , , , Virgin Media has completed the rollout of its ultrafast broadband network in Gorton, Manchester, which will provide more than 4,000 local residents and businesses with the faste...
July 2, 2019
WebWire
Virgin Media has completed the rollout of its ultrafast broadband network in Hoyland and North Hoyland which will bring the UK's fastest widely available speeds in the UK to more than 10,000 homes and businesses. As part of its 'Project Lightning' network expansion programme, Virgin Media is expanding its ultrafast broadband network across the UK, bringing average top speeds of 516Mbps to residents and small businesses. This will help transform the quality of broadband in Hoyland where...
Reuters Editorial
April 2, 2019
U.S.
Vodafone still expects to secure EU antitrust approval for its $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's assets in Germany and eastern Europe by the middle of the year, it said on Tuesday.
John Revill
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U.S.
Switzerland's Sunrise Communications is buying U.S. cable giant Liberty Global's local assets in a $6.3 billion deal to bolster its position against Swisscom, the country's dominant mobile and internet provider.
Reuters Editorial
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U.S.
Sunrise Communications has entered "advanced discussions" to buy Liberty Global's Swiss business in a deal which values the internet and digital television provider at 6.3 billion Swiss francs ($6.30 billion).
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