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Telco owners free to sell TI shares imminently – report

Members of investment group Telco, Telecom Italia’s largest shareholder, will be free to sell their …

TI shareholders turn down €800M Telefonica offer, meeting delayed- report

Shareholders in the consortium that controls Telecom Italia earlier this month rejected an €800 million …

Report: Telecom Italia shareholders mulling options

The future of Telecom Italia came into the spotlight again, as Reuters reported that “core …

Telecom Italia mulling Hutchison deal

Telecom Italia has set up a special committee to “verify within a short time” if …

Mixed messages on TI/3 Italy talks

Telco, the company which owns 22 per cent of Telecom Italia, said in a filing …

High-priced Bulgarian license attracts single bidder

Only one bidder has emerged for Bulgaria’s fourth mobile license, prompting criticism that the Bulgarian government had overpriced the license.

Bulgaria cancels GSM tender

Bulgarian telecoms regulator the Communications Regulations Commission has cancelled a tender for the country’s fourth mobile license after it attracted only a single, incomplete, bid from Liechtenstein-registered operator, Telco.
 

Telefonica renews stake in Telecom Italia investor

Spain’s Telefonica has renewed its controversial stake in Telco, the holding company that controls 24.5 percent of Telecom Italia, in what is being described by investors as a muted vote of confidence in the struggling Italian giant.

Verizon CEO rules out large-scale telco deals

In a wide-ranging interview with the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires yesterday, Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg said the US giant was focused on growing its enterprise business but ruled out any further acquisitions on the scale of its recent US$28 billion purchase of Alltel, which saw it become the largest mobile operator in the US.