Unitymedia is the leading cable operator in Germany and the German federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and Baden-Württemberg and is a subsidiary of Liberty Global plc. The Unitymedia brand is underpinned by a broad product portfolio which encompasses high-quality triple-play offerings and access to the world of innovative telecommunication and media services.
Unitymedia operates an integrated cable network that passes 12.8 million homes in its three regions and supplies 7.1 million customers with media and telecommunications services: As of June 30, 2016, Unitymedia served approximately 6.4 million video subscribers (including 1.5 million enhanced video subscribers), 3.2 million internet subscribers and 3.0 million telephony subscribers over its broadband communications network. Thanks to a focused investment strategy, 98% of the infrastructure is up to the latest technical standard (EuroDOCSIS 3.0) offering next-generation broadband speeds of 200 Mbps or higher.
Led by a highly experienced management team with both in-depth knowledge of the German market and extensive international experience across broadband cable, media and telecommunications, Unitymedia is well positioned for future growth at the forefront of Germany´s telecommunications industry.
About Liberty Global
Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in more than 30 countries across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. We invest in the infrastructure that empowers our customers to make the most of the digital revolution. Our scale and commitment to innovation enable us to develop market-leading products delivered through next-generation networks that connect our 29 million customers who subscribe to over 59 million television, broadband internet and telephony services. We also serve 11 million mobile subscribers and offer WiFi service across seven million access points.
Liberty Global’s businesses are comprised of two stocks: the Liberty Global Group (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) for our European operations, and the LiLAC Group (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB), which consists of our operations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Liberty Global Group operates in 12 European countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC. The LiLAC Group operates in over 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean under the consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Mas Movil and BTC. In addition, the LiLAC Group operates a submarine fiber network throughout the region in over 30 markets. For more information, please visit www.libertyglobal.com