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 13.0 million homes in its three regions and supplies 7.2 million customers with media and telecommunications services: As of December 31, 2017, Unitymedia served approximately 6.3 million video subscribers (including 1.7 million enhanced video subscribers), 3.5 million internet subscribers and 3.3 million fixed-line telephony subscribers over its broadband communications network. Thanks to a focused investment strategy, 99% of the infrastructure is up to the latest technical standard (EuroDOCSIS 3.0) offering next-generation broadband speeds of 400 Mbps.
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 (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in 12 European countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC. We invest in the infrastructure and digital platforms that empower our customers to make the most of the video, internet and communications revolution. Our substantial scale and commitment to innovation enable us to develop market leading products delivered through next-generation networks that connect over 22 million customers subscribing to 46 million TV, broadband internet and telephony services. We also serve over 6 million mobile subscribers and offer WiFi service through 10 million access points across our footprint.
In addition, Liberty Global owns 50% of VodafoneZiggo, a joint venture in the Netherlands with 4 million customers subscribing to 10 million fixed-line and 5 million mobile services, as well as significant content investments in ITV, All3Media, LionsGate, the Formula E racing series and several regional sports networks.