Liberty Interactive Corporation is an American media holding company.
Liberty Media began as spin-off of TCI, an American cable-television group. Liberty Interactive was founded as a division of Liberty Media in 1998 to take advantage of new technologies such as interactive television services.
In 1999 AT&T bought out TCI, spinning off Liberty Media in 2000. In 2001 Liberty Media filed a $38.4 IPO, the largest IPO in history at the time.
In 2001 Liberty Media acquired the TCI spun-off companies Liberty Digital and Liberty Satellite & Technology.
In 2005 Liberty Media combined with UnitedGlobalCom to create Liberty Global.
In 2007 Liberty Media negotiated a deal with Time Warner that gave Time Warner control of DirecTV and the Atlanta Braves baseball team.
In 2011 Liberty Media changed its name to Liberty Interactive Corporation.