Liberty Global

Key Facts:

  • Largest international cable company
  • Revenue: $20 billion1
  • Employees: 38,0002
  • Active in 14 countries, including 12 in Europe
  • 52 million homes passed3
  • 27 million customers3
  • 56 million RGUs3 (video, internet, and voice subscribers)
as of September 30, 2014
Revenue: $20 billion1 (in millions)

Revenue: $18.1 billion1 (in millions)


Customers: 27 million3

Customers: 24.5 million


About Liberty Global

Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”, “Liberty”) is the world’s largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to discover and experience its endless possibilities. Our market-leading services are provided through next-generation networks and innovative technology platforms that, when combined with those of Ziggo N.V. which we acquired on November 5, 2014, connect 27 million customers subscribing to 56 million television, broadband internet and telephony services at September 30, 2014.3

Liberty Global’s consumer brands include Virgin Media, UPC, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Kabel BW, Telenet, VTR, and Liberty Puerto Rico. Our operations also include Liberty Global Business Services, a commercial division and Liberty Global Ventures, our investment fund.

Liberty Global's business strategy emphasizes superior organic growth, opportunistic M&A activity and a commitment to superior equity returns through a combination of appropriate leverage and consistent equity repurchases. We are internationally focused and well-positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for our services in markets across our footprint.

Our company vision simply stated is "Connect. Discover. Be Free." 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 believe that everyone should be able to explore the amazing but often complex digital world in a safe and responsible manner. That's why promoting a digital society is at the heart of our corporate responsibility (CR) strategy. We're convinced that making the most of the opportunities and benefits that our products and services create is good for our business and good for society.

Liberty Global shares are 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 Operations.

Customer Product Bundling4

Customer Product Bundling

Average products per customer: 2.01

1Revenue is presented as combined annualized results of Liberty Global plc and Ziggo N.V. for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.

2Represents combined amount for Liberty Global plc and Ziggo as of December 31, 2013.

3Represents combined amounts for Liberty Global plc and Ziggo N.V. as of September 30, 2014.

4Customer product bundling for Liberty Global plc as of September 30, 2014.

Information above is presented as of December 31, 2013, unless otherwise stated.