About Liberty Global
Liberty Global 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. As of December 31, 2017, VodafoneZiggo has 5 million mobile, nearly 4 million video, over 3 million fixed broadband internet and approximately 2.5 million fixed telephony subscribers. as well as significant content investments in ITV, All3Media, LionsGate, Formula E racing series and several regional sports networks.
Our Core Strategy
Liberty Global's value creation strategy emphasizes superior organic growth, opportunistic M&A and a commitment to equity returns through a combination of appropriate leverage and consistent equity repurchases. We are committed to technological innovation to deliver transformational products and services that help improve and simplify the digital lives of our customers
We offer innovative and enhanced video products, including revolutionary media and entertainment platforms Horizon TV and TiVo, Video on Demand, High Definition TV, and Digital Video Recorders. Our next-generation broadband internet services deliver market-leading downstream speeds up to 500 Mbps and our feature-rich VoIP telephony is accompanied by mobile voice and data services in a growing number of markets. We also provide a complete range of advanced broadband internet, voice, and video services to business customers.
Our market-leading broadband internet, voice and video services and innovative product bundles empower millions of people to discover and experience the endless possibilities of the digital world, and we’re constantly striving to enhance and simplify their lives through meaningful innovation. At the same time, we are focused on bringing an amazing entertainment experience to even more customers—through significant investment in our networks and by driving incremental penetration of our advanced services.
At Liberty Global, we think that the internet is one of the most powerful tools ever invented. But it's what you do with it that counts. That's why we are focused on the positive potential of connectivity, digital entertainment and technology. It's where we invest, innovate and help to empower people to make the most of the digital world.
Our services empower millions of people to experience the endless possibilities of the digital world, on their own terms and at their own pace. To remain at the forefront, we have to demonstrate leadership not only in terms of our products and services, but also in thinking about our responsibilities more broadly. This is why we take a strategic approach to empowering positive change through digital; supporting and inspiring digital imagination, and promoting responsible connectivity.
Liberty Global Equity
Liberty Global’s business is comprised of one stock, with three classes of each share:
- Liberty Global Group, our European operations, is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbols "LBTYA", "LBTYB", and "LBTYK".
Liberty Global is part of the Forbes Global 2000 listing, Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI), FTSE4GOOD Index, and the NASDAQ Composite and NASDAQ Industrial indices.
Further information regarding the operations of Liberty Global plc is disclosed under Our Companies.
Customer Product Bundling
1As of December 2017.