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Last €37.86 EUR
Change Today +1.36 / 3.72%
Volume 200.0
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38 Hans Crescent

London, SW1X 0LZ

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 7190 6449


Liberty Global plc provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony and mobile services. The company served 27.3 million customers across 14 countries, as of December 31, 2014. Through Virgin Media Inc. (Virgin Media) and Unitymedia KabelBW GmbH (Unitymedia KabelBW), each a wholly-owned subsidiary, and Telenet Group Holding N.V. (Telenet), a 56.6%-owned subsidiary, the company provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony and mobile services in the United Kingdom (U.K.), Germany and Belgium, respectively. In the Netherlands, the company provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony and mobile services through Ziggo Holding B.V (Ziggo), which the company acquired in 2014; and UPC Nederland B.V. (UPC Nederland). The company also provides video, broadband Internet and fixed-line telephony services in eight other European countries and mobile services in four other European countries. The operations of Virgin Media, Unitymedia KabelBW, Telenet, Ziggo, UPC Nederland and its other operations in Europe, including its direct-to-home satellite (DTH) operations based in Luxembourg, are collectively referred to herein as the European Operations Division. In Chile, the company provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony and mobile services through its wholly-owned subsidiary VTR GlobalCom SpA (VTR). The company’s consolidated operations also include the broadband communications operations in Puerto Rico that the company conducts through a 60%-owned subsidiary, Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico (Liberty Puerto Rico). Business Broadband Distribution The company offers various broadband services over its cable distribution systems, including video, broadband Internet and fixed-line telephony, and in certain of its operations, the company offers mobile services. The company designs these services to enable its customers to access the digital world on their own terms and at their own pace. In select markets, the company also offers video services through DTH or through multichannel multipoint (microwave) distribution systems (MMDS). The company’s consumer brands include Virgin Media, Ziggo, UPC, Unitymedia Kabel BW, Telenet, VTR and in Puerto Rico, Liberty. In 2015, the company will replace the UPC brand in the Netherlands with the Ziggo brand. Also in 2015, the company would use solely the Unitymedia brand in Germany, discontinuing the Kabel BW brand. In terms of video subscribers, the company operates the cable network in each of Austria, Belgium, Chile, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Slovakia, Switzerland, the U.K., Germany and Romania. Residential Services Video: The company’s cable operations offer a range of video services, including basic and premium programming, which could be viewed on the television, and in select markets, through Internet connected devices in the home and whenever there is Internet connectivity. The company provides advanced service offerings, such as an electronic programming guide, high definition (HD) channels, digital video recorders (DVR) and HD DVR. In certain markets, its advance service offerings also include video-on-demand (VoD) and advance next generation set-top boxes like the multimedia home gateway ‘Horizon TV’ or the ‘TiVo’ service offered by Virgin Media in the U.K. In addition, the company offers select programming in three-dimensional (3D) format to its customers who have 3D capable televisions. Its operations offer television applications (apps) that allow access to programming on various devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets. To receive its digital services, a subscriber must either rent a set-top box from its operators, or purchase one and obtain a conditional access security card, or a ‘smart card’, from its operators. The basic digital television channels in its entire footprints in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania are unencrypted as of December 31, 2014. In the Netherlands, the footprint of UPC Nederland is also unencrypted. The company offers digital video services through DTH satellite in t


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