Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries talks to Bloomberg Europe about the upcoming Virgin Media-O2 combination.

He talks about the consumer benefits resulting from the rollout of next-generation technology, and says broadband speeds will continue their exponential rise while prices fall in a competitive market.

He also discusses the critical role mobile and broadband providers play during COVID-19. On the government’s response, Fries notes:

“I think it has been an eye-opener for regulators and government that their broadband providers, their mobile providers are critical and essential infrastructure.”

Download transcript of the interview