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