Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile telecoms company, said on Friday it was in talks with Europe's largest cable operator, Liberty Global, about an exchange of "selected assets" but was not discussing a full-blown merger.
Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone's $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport's future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Saturday.
Billionaire John Malone is building a cable empire once more as the firms he is backing have announced or are cooking up acquisitions amounting to more than $80 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Dutch broadband provider Ziggo said it is in talks with billionaire John Malone's cable firm Liberty Global for a possible offer, sources had told Bloomberg.
Sources told Bloomberg that early talks were on-going between Liberty Global and Intel Corp for a possible purchase of the chip maker's online pay-TV service.
According to a magazine report, Liberty Global had been planning a complete takeover of Dutch cable company Ziggo.
Liberty Global announced that the company is contented with its 28.5% holdings in Dutch cable company, Ziggo, said a report from Reuters.
Liberty Global said it would exhaust all legal avenues to fight a recent decision issued by a German court nullifying its purchase of a cable firm
Liberty Global increased their stakes in Ziggo from 12.65% to 28.5%.
John Malone of Liberty Global Plc yielded to Vodafone after losing the race for Kabel Deutschland Holding AG.
According to Experian, telecom M&A are doing well in the UK.
Kymeta raised US$50 million new financing.
According to the German antitrust regulatory authority, the ownership of other service providers would delay and hamper Liberty Global's purchase of Kabel Deutschland.
Vodafone increased its Kabel Deutschland offer matching it with Liberty Global's Eur7.5 billion bid.
Kabel Deutschland confirms receiving initial offer from Liberty Global priced at Eur7.5 billion according to a British newspaper.