"This powerful combination of 5G wireless and gigabit broadband will accelerate digital investment at a time when connectivity has never been more essential. Fixed-mobile convergence is the future of the telecom sector in Europe, and now Switzerland will have a true national challenger to drive competition and innovation for years to come."Mike FriesCEO of Liberty Global
A national connectivity challenger
This deal creates a fantastic and unique opportunity to create a new combined company, with significant benefits for consumers and businesses across Switzerland, as well as providing growth opportunities for our employees. We are building the future of Switzerland with the scale to drive competition, innovation and customer choice, at a time when connectivity, communication and home entertainment have never been more essential. With Liberty Global backing this deal we have the resources to make a difference in the Swiss market. We are very happy that we can join forces with Sunrise by combining great networks, leading brands and commercial strategies as well as uniting cultures.Baptiest CoopmansChief Executive Officer of UPC CH
Sunrise has delivered on its quality- focussed strategy and built one of the best mobile networks worldwide. We have successfully gained market share in all our businesses, underpinned by our strong focus on customer centricity, service excellence and innovation. We are very proud of what our employees have achieved and believe that the combination with UPC will enable the combined company to become the leading fully converged challenger in the market.Andre KrauseCEO of Sunrise
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