BeeDeeDubbleU - 1:59 pm on Feb 6, 2013 (gmt 0) [edited by: engine at 4:19 pm (utc) on Feb 6, 2013]
US billionaire John Malone's cable group, Liberty Global, has agreed to buy the UK's Virgin Media in a cash and stock deal worth $23.3bn (£15bn).
The deal will create the world's largest broadband company, with 25 million customers in 14 countries.
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[edited by: engine at 4:19 pm (utc) on Feb 6, 2013]