StjärnTVnätet

EQT I bought StjärnTVnätet AB, a leading cable television company in Sweden, in 1998 from Singapore Telecom.

During EQT´s ownership EQT and StjärnTVnätet worked closely with the management and employees and StjärnTV went on to become a uniquely positioned company.

In 1999 EQT sold StjärnTVnätet to UPC.

Key events during EQT's ownership

  • Substantial investment program to repositioning the company into a broadband access provider
  • Successful launch of broadband internet services
  • Acquisition of minor competitor