operation will be added to the operations of fixed-line and mobile communications businesses of Fubon Group, putting it at an advantageous position to tap the emerging digital-convergence market.
The municipality's cable-TV
and Internet reaches 39,000 households and is TDC Kabel TV's largest cable-TV
and broadband customer.
The two companies have been in negotiations for over four years about a possible merger of their telecomms and cable-TV
units in order to form a stronger competitor to Spain's leading telecomms group, Telefonica.
$33,018,839 in cable-TV
. The National Association of Advertisers of Colombia (Andacol) projects that total investment in 2010 will grow 24 percent compared to the previous year.
The Carlyle Group of the U.S., for instance, is expected to net a profit of NT$20 billion (US$625 million) from its sale of the Kbro Co., Taiwan's leading cable-TV operator with a 22.3% share of the market, to a private company set up by Daniel Tsai and Richard Tsai, major shareholders and executives of Taiwan Mobile, in a NT$65 billion (US$2 billion) deal inked in mid-July.
The deal covers 1.119 million subscribers of 12 cable-TV systems operating under the auspices of Kbro, plus an independent system owned directly by Carlyle, for a total of 1.1678 million subscribers.
With the deal, Taiwan Mobile will become the champion in the local cable-TV market, boasting 1.64 million subscribers, one third of the island's total 4.9 billion subscribers, including 540,000 originally owned by Taiwan Fixed Network & TFN, a subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile, and 1.1 million of Kbro.
Taiwan Mobile will buy out the cable-TV operation and channel agency of Kbro from Carlyle Group with 589 million treasury-stock shares of Kbro, based on NT$55 per share, plus NT$440 million of cash.
16), at the earliest, which will enable it to take over Kbro's 1.1 million subscribers, great majority of them in Taipei city, and the 10 cable-TV
channels of Eastern TV.
Comcast, the largest cable-TV
company in the U.S., for example, reported that 70% of its 17 million cable-TV
subscribers have shifted to digital service; while KDG, the No.