Media company Liberty Global and mobile phone operator Vodafone have finalised an agreement to combine their operations in the Netherlands through a new joint venture.
VodafoneZiggo will operate under both the Vodafone and Liberty-owned Ziggo brands.
Ziggo, formerly known as Sport1, is the largest pay-television service in the Netherlands and in November 2015 launched sports channel Ziggo Sport, which shows coverage of various properties, such as the Formula One motor-racing world championship
The VodafoneZiggo joint venture will combine Ziggo's television and broadband activities with Vodafone Netherlands’ mobile operations.
VodafoneZiggo will have a combined revenue of more than €4bn ($4.2bn).