Cable television companies

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus AG and ARTE agree comprehensive partnership

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:06pm

Tele Columbus AG and the European culture channel ARTE have agreed on a comprehensive partnership, thereby settling their lawsuit on the terms of programme distribution across Tele Columbus networks.

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  • Tele Columbus AG and the European culture channel ARTE have agreed on a comprehensive partnership, thereby settling their lawsuit on the terms of programme distribution across Tele Columbus networks.
  • The agreement forms the basis for the ARTE channel to be available in all accessible resolutions on the networks of the Tele Columbus Group.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.
  • Since January 2015, Tele Columbus AG is listed on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock exchange.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus successfully completes expansion of opti-cal fibre network in Plön district

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 9:02am

After more than three years of construction, Tele Columbus AG has successfully completed the expansion of the FTTH optical fibre network in the northern German district of Pln.

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  • After more than three years of construction, Tele Columbus AG has successfully completed the expansion of the FTTH optical fibre network in the northern German district of Pln.
  • pepcom GmbH, a subsidiary of Tele Columbus AG, operates the new network.
  • Following completion of the four phases, the network now totals roughly 700 kilometres in length throughout the district.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus switches to green electricity

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:01am

Since the start of the year, the networks operated by Tele Columbus AG and its brand PUR have been powered entirely by certified green electricity.

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  • Since the start of the year, the networks operated by Tele Columbus AG and its brand PUR have been powered entirely by certified green electricity.
  • While the Tele Columbus Group's cable networks switched to green power at the start of 2021, IP services for business customers and the PUR Business data centres have been running entirely on green electricity for over a year now.
  • All electricity purchased by the Tele Columbus Group comes from certified, renewable sources of energy.
  • Switching to green electricity plays a vital role for Tele Columbus on its path to providing "green cable".

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus focuses on delivering on its planned fiber expansion together with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and United Internet

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 7:01am

Kublai GmbH (the "Bidder") is a bidding company backed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, a long-term oriented infrastructure investor.

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  • Kublai GmbH (the "Bidder") is a bidding company backed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, a long-term oriented infrastructure investor.
  • Today, Kublai GmbH announced a voluntary public takeover offer at a price of EUR 3.25 per Tele Columbus share, which Tele Columbus supports.
  • As shareholders of the Bidder, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and United Internet will support Tele Columbus in implementing the Fiber Champion strategy.
  • Over the next ten years, Tele Columbus plans to invest almost EUR 2 billion in network infrastructure and fiber expansion.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Gemeinnützige Baugenossenschaft Bergedorf-Bille eG and Tele Columbus extend partnership

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 10:03am

Tele Columbus and Gemeinntzige Baugenossenschaft Bergedorf-Bille eG have agreed to continue their successful partnership.

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  • Tele Columbus and Gemeinntzige Baugenossenschaft Bergedorf-Bille eG have agreed to continue their successful partnership.
  • The contract extension means that Tele Columbus and its brand PUR will continue to supply around 9,500 homes managed by the housing association.
  • In future, tenants will be supplied with an expanded range of television, internet and telephony services through the Tele Columbus Group network at no extra cost.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Tele Columbus builds city network in Borna

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 1:25pm

Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.

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  • Tele Columbus AG is building a completely new optical fibre city network to connect to some 4,200 homes in Borna, a town in the German state of Saxony.
  • Now a city network is to be created to connect the homes with optical fibre right to the buildings (FTTB).
  • For Tele Columbus, the expansion in Borna closes a strategically important gap between the strong network locations in Leipzig and Altenburg, boosting the Company's market position in Saxony further.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.

Plume Launches HomePass in Belgium as Direct-to-Consumer Offering

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:00am

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    BRUSSELS, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Plume, the personalized Smart Home Services pioneer, announced today the availability of its HomePass smart home service to all Belgian households.
  • To better handle the growing demand for the service, VOO will now direct its customers to subscribe directly to HomePass by Plume.
  • "We're pleased VOO customers will continue to receive excellent service from HomePass by Plume as it expands to the whole Belgian market."
  • "We are thrilled to expand the HomePass presence to all of Belgium, following a successful partnership with VOO this past year," said Christian Constant, Vice-President Direct-to-Consumer at Plume.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG invites to its ordinary annual general meeting on 30 December 2020 and will give a funding up-date until year-end

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 2:07pm

Tele Columbus AG (ISIN: DE000TCAG172, WKN: TCAG17, "Tele Columbus", "the Company" or "the Group"), one of Germany's leading fiber network operators, today invited its shareholders to the Company's ordinary annual general meeting on 30 December 2020.

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  • Tele Columbus AG (ISIN: DE000TCAG172, WKN: TCAG17, "Tele Columbus", "the Company" or "the Group"), one of Germany's leading fiber network operators, today invited its shareholders to the Company's ordinary annual general meeting on 30 December 2020.
  • Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany's leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes.
  • To its housing association partners the Tele Columbus Group offers tailored models of cooperation and state-of-the-art services such as telemetric and tenant portals.
  • Since January 2015, Tele Columbus AG is listed on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock exchange and a member of the SDAX.

Liberty Global to Present at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 10:30pm

Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) will be presenting at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time.

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  • Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) will be presenting at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Liberty Global may make observations concerning its historical operating performance and outlook.
  • We intend to archive the webcast under the Investor Relations section of our website for approximately 30 days.
  • Liberty Global delivers market-leading products through next-generation networks that connect customers subscribing to 50 million broadband, video, fixed and mobile telephony services across our brands.

Liberty Global Announces Executive Leadership in Switzerland

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:45am

Additionally, Severina Pascu will return to Switzerland to serve as Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer (COO), reporting to Krause.

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  • Additionally, Severina Pascu will return to Switzerland to serve as Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer (COO), reporting to Krause.
  • Pascu has been a longtime member of the Liberty Global family, having served most recently as CFO and Deputy CEO of Virgin Media in the United Kingdom.
  • Prior to that she was CEO of UPC Switzerland from September of 2018 to January of 2020, and has spent the last 10 years in leadership positions in Liberty Globals Central and Eastern European operations.
  • Baptiest Coopmans, who has served as CEO of UPC Switzerland for the last 10 months, will return to a senior operating role at Liberty Global.