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Liberty Global Inc.
Type Public (NASDAQLBTYA, NASDAQLBTYB, NASDAQLBTYK)
Founded 2005
Headquarters Meridian, Colorado, USA
Schiphol-Rijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Key people John C. Malone - Chairman of the Board
Michael T. Fries - President and CEO
Industry Media, Telecommunications
Products broadband internet, cable television, telephony, direct broadcast satellite
Revenue $5.2 billion for the 6 months ended June 30, 2009, $10.5 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2008
Employees 22,000
Website www.lgi.com

Liberty Global (NASDAQLBTYA, NASDAQLBTYB, NASDAQLBTYK) is an international media company and one of the largest broadband providers outside the United States of America. The company is born from a fusion of Liberty Media and UGC (UnitedGlobalCom).

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Corporate history

Markets

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Europe

It serves 10 countries in Europe, and is the largest cable operator in countries like Poland, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Czech Republic.

  • Telenet (Belgium) (> 50% ownership)
    • Television
    • Sites
      • Zita
      • 9lives
      • GarageTV
      • PCTV
      • TV.be
      • vandaag.be (today.be, news site)
    • Hostbasket
    • Telenet Solutions

America

Liberty Global's operations in the Americas consists of Liberty Cablevision, a provider of pay TV, internet, and telephone services in Puerto Rico and VTR Chile, a Chilean cable provider of television, telephone and internet services.

Through Chellomedia it has a 50% stake in MGM Networks in the USA.

Asia and Australia

Liberty Global's portfolio also includes a > 55% interest in AUSTAR and a > 38% stake of J:COM, a Japanese cable company operating television, telephone, and internet services. Liberty Global also own 20% of Showtime Australia.

Depending companies

References

  1. http://www.lgi.com/PDF/LGI%20Factsheet%20Q2%202009.pdf

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