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Vodafone and Liberty Global talks collapse

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By Euronews
Vodafone and Liberty Global talks collapse

<p>Talks between Vodafone and Liberty Global over cooperation in Europe have collapsed.</p> <p>The discussions had covered exchanging assets in mobile, broadband and TV in order to compete better in ever-converging markets.</p> <p>Vodafone, the world’s second biggest mobile operator, had said in June that it was considering swapping some assets with Europe’s biggest cable company. </p> <p>But earlier this month Liberty’s chairman admitted they were struggling with the plan.</p> <p>Now both sides have confirmed that negotiations have terminated.</p> <p>One source said they could not agree on the value of each other’s assets – but that the door remained open for possible talks in the future.</p>