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Profile of registrant

Liberty Global, Inc.

Identification number in the register: 82853397708-89
Registration date: 02/02/12 12:24:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/01/14 17:05:29
The date of the last annual update was 08/01/14 17:05:29

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Liberty Global, Inc.
Acronym: LGI
Legal status: Besloten Vennootschap (BV)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bryan Hall
Position: Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Chris Hutchins
Position: Vice-President European Policy

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 53 Boeing Avenue 
P.O. box: Catrina Neale
Schiphol-Rijk 1119 PE
Telephone number: (+31) 207789860
Fax number: (+31) 207789485
Other contact information: Liberty Global
(Brussels office)
Avenue des Arts 41 - 4th floor
1040 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Liberty Global, Inc. (“Liberty Global”) is the leading international cable operator offering advanced video, telephone, and broadband internet services. We operate broadband communications networks in 14 countries principally located in Europe operating under the brands UPC, Unitymedia (Germany), and Telenet (Belgium), VTR (Chile), and AUSTAR (Australia). Liberty Global’s operations also include significant media and programming businesses such as Chellomedia, a world class multimedia content provider based in Europe, as well as interests in content businesses in each of our regional markets.

Through the efforts of 20,000 employees worldwide, Liberty Global connects 17.9 million customers to the world of information, communications, and entertainment. As of September 30, 2011, Liberty Global’s networks passed approximately 32.0 million homes and served more than 29.3 million Revenue Generating Units (RGUs), including approximately 16.9 million video subscribers, of which 9.0 million were digital cable and Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite subscribers, 7.2 million broadband internet subscribers, and 5.2 million voice subscribers.

In the converging world of broadband video, voice and internet, Liberty Global is at the forefront in driving technological innovation to deliver transformational new products and advanced services that are “simply for everyone”. Our affiliate operations are differentiated by the powerful combination of Liberty Global's global scale, robust network infrastructure, and centralized technology platforms, together with unparalleled local-level content and service expertise.

Liberty Global has a representative office to the European Union Institutions in Brussels. We use this as a base for ongoing dialogue to the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, and the EU competition authority on major regulatory and public policy issues we face, and in order to manage our relationships with key EU trade associations.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information: Manuel Kohnstamm - Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer
Chris Hutchins - Vice-President European Policy

Inge Janssen - Manager Public Policy

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Christopher Hutchins 25/03/14 21/03/15
Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 02/12/13 30/11/14
Elmar Krack 14/01/14 08/01/15
Emanuel Kohnstamm 08/04/14 03/04/15
Inge Janssen 25/03/14 21/03/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

- Digital Agenda
- Digital Single Market
- Copyright reform
- Data Protection
- e-Privacy
- e-Commerce
- Universal service
- State Aid
- Radio Spectrum Policy Programme
- Data Retention
- ICT Research and Development

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Enterprise
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

- Cable Europe
- European Internet Foundation
- American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) EU
- EuroISPA
- Digital Interoperability Forum (DIF)
- AEPOC (Anti-piracy association)
British Chamber of Commerce (Britcham)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 1000000  € - 1250000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.