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Vodafone Finally Catches Up with 5G Reality

Since he was promoted to the position of Vodafone’s chief executive in October, Nick Read has been adamant that the dividend was sustainable. Its 18 billion euro ($20.2 billion) purchase of Liberty Global Plc’s cable assets in Germany and eastern Europe has increased Vodafone’s debt to 2.9 times Ebitda, above the peer average.
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, Vodafone, Nick Read, Liberty Global PLC

Vodafone Cuts Dividend After Revenue Falls

Key InsightsNew CEO Read last year ended Vodafone’s policy of constant dividend growth as sales in major markets such as Spain and Italy come under sustained attack from challengers offering no-frills contracts such as Masmovil Ibercom SA and Iliad SA. It was unclear how Read could hold payouts steady and still afford new mobile spectrum, network upgrades and the 18.4 billion-euro ($20.7 billion) purchase of Liberty Global Plc assets in central and eastern Europe. Read has reset Vodafone’s stra...
Tags: Science, Spain, Italy, Vodafone, Liberty Global PLC, Europe Read, Masmovil Ibercom SA

T-Mobile to buy Austrian cable operator for $2.3 billion

BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile Austria unit has announced plans to buy cable operator UPC Austria in a deal that values the company at 1.9 billion euros ($2.3 billion.) T-Mobile said Friday that buying UPC Austria, an indirect subsidiary of Liberty Global plc, will enable it to mount a stronger challenge to current market […]
Tags: Mobile, Business, News, Berlin, Ap, Liberty Global PLC, Deutsche Telekom s T Mobile Austria, UPC Austria

Will AT&T Sell its Latin American Pay TV Business?

AT&T (NYSE: T) is mulling over the potential sale of its pay TV business in Latin America, according to a Reuters report citing "people familiar with the matter." The unit provides satellite TV services in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, and several other countries. AT&T doesn't plan to sell its pay TV business in Mexico, which it gained from its acquisition of DirecTV in 2015.The sale of the Latin America business could fetch over $8 billion, and potential suitors include internationa...
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Liberty Global completes $3.7B Netherlands joint-venture deal with Vodafone

Global cable and broadband giant Liberty Global plc said today it has completed a merger of its cable TV and broadband business in the Netherlands with Vodafone Group plc's mobile phone operation there, creating a joint venture valued at €3.5 billion (US$ 3.68 billion). As part of the deal, Denver- and London-based Liberty Global will receive €2.2 billion (US$2.32 billion) and Vodafone will receive €6 million (US$6.31 million) in cash payments post closing, the companies said. Liberty Global,…...
Tags: London, Netherlands, Vodafone, Denver, Liberty Global, Vodafone Group Plc, Liberty Global PLC

Chipotle names new directors, including Bill Ackman's nominees

Pershing Square partner Ali Namvar and former McDonald's Corp CFO Matthew Paull, who serves on the hedge fund's advisory board, join Paul Cappuccio and Robin Hickenlooper as directors of the burrito chain. Cappuccio is executive vice president at Time Warner Inc and Hickenlooper is senior vice president of corporate development at media company Liberty Global Plc . "We are pleased that Chipotle has taken the important step of refreshing its board," Ackman said in a statement.
Tags: News, Bill Ackman, McDonald s Corp, Pershing Square, Time Warner Inc, Hickenlooper, Liberty Global PLC, Ackman

Liberty Global PLC Sees Growth Picking Up in 2016

The vision for Liberty 3.0. Image source: Liberty Global.Cable television may no longer be the main growth driver for Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYK) , but its broadband internet and telephony offerings are more than picking up the slack. First-quarter 2016 earnings released Tuesday show continued steady growth, and progress toward what should be a solid rest of the year. Continue reading [Author: [email protected] (Travis Hoium)]
Tags: Finance, Liberty Global PLC, LBTYK, Technology and Telecom, Travis Hoium

Liberty Global PLC LiLAC Class A (LILA) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, "Liberty LiLAC Group is a cable company. The Company provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony and mobile services primarily in Europe, Chile, Puerto Rico and internationally.
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Lee Ainslie Gains From Liberty Global But Loses From Axiall

Lee Ainslie had some big gains and big losses after selling some holdings in the third quarter. His biggest gains were 33% and 23% from Liberty Global PLC and Acuity Brands Inc. while his biggest losses were 33% and 30% from Axiall Corp. and Rackspace Hosting Inc. .
Tags: Lee Ainslie, Liberty Global PLC, Acuity Brands Inc, Axiall Corp

Harry Domash, Online Investing: Site tracks trades of rich, famous

Have you ever wondered what has Warren Buffett been up to lately? The "Oracle of Omaha" recently established new positions in Charter Communications and energy products distributor Now Inc. . He also added substantially to existing positions in Verizon Communications and international telecom provider Liberty Global Plc . [Link to media]
Tags: Omaha, Warren Buffett, Verizon Communications, Charter Communications, Liberty Global PLC, Now Inc

Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: LBTYK, STZ, FISV, BCR

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs , Liberty Global PLC, Constellation Brands Inc, Fiserv Inc, and CR Bard Inc have all reached their 52-week highs. Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc. was incorporated as Lynx Europe Limited on 29 January 2013.
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