Dana Strong


Liberty ups Virgin COO to ‘transformation’ chief

Virgin Media’s parent company, Liberty Global, has upped Virgin’s chief operating officer Dana Strong to the new role of senior vice president, chief transformation officer for Liberty Global. Strong takes up her new role effective January 31 and at the same time will join Liberty Global’s executive management committee. She will report directly to Liberty […]

Virgin Media signs Netflix deal

Virgin Media has signed a deal to add over-the-top video service Netflix to its TiVo platform, marking Netflix’s first agreement with a pay TV platform. A pilot of the Netflix app on Virgin Media TiVo boxes will launch this week in 40,000 homes, with the service due to roll out to all Virgin Media’s 1.7 […]

BT Sport gets UK cable deal

BT and Virgin Media have agreed a deal for the carriage of the BT Sport channels on the UK cable platform. The deal means that BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN will be available to Virgin Media XL TV subscribers at no extra cost, in HD. Customers on other packages will have the […]

Virgin Media’s digital entertainment head steps down

Virgin Media’s executive director of digital entertainment, Cindy Rose, is stepping down from the company following its recent buyout by Liberty Global. Rose, who joined the company in 2009, is thought to be mulling over opportunities in the wider Liberty Global organisation, though has decided to take time off to spend with her family. “Cindy’s […]

Barron out and Dana Strong in at Virgin Media

Liberty Global has appointed the managing director of UPC Ireland, Dana Strong, as the next chief operating officer of Virgin Media. Strong is due to replace current Virgin Media COO Andrew Barron, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities,” said Liberty. She will take up the post on July 1. Mike Fries, president and CEO […]