Czech cable company UPC Czech Republic, part of the U.S. group Liberty Global Inc., has completed the integration of Karneval Media.
Karneval, the second-largest cable operator in the country with more than 330,000 subscribers, was acquired in December 2006 for about €320 million. UPC Czech Republic operates in more than 100 cities including Prague, Brno, Pilsen and Ostrava. It has been operating since 1993 and its HFC network allows for the distribution of triple play services to Czech customers. The majority of its networks are upgraded to two-way capability