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Liberty Global seeks TV rethink, leaving Multimedia Polska abandoned

Far from being dissuaded by a stagnating TV strategy, Liberty Global has averted the Eye of Sauron to pastures new after scrapping its 17-month long plan to acquire Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska. Liberty has already revealed its next target after reports surfaced last week of a merger with telco Sunrise with its assets in Switzerland, likely with consolidation, further East in Europe a high priority down the line. Liberty Global’s Horizon TV has been a relative success since its launch in 2011, followed by the Horizon Go TV Everywhere service, doing well to secure TV growth in Switzerland and in its Eastern European territories, where it added 35,200 TV subscribers last year. But everywhere else in Western Europe, with…

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