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Telecom Italia CEO lays out options for Metroweb deal — report

Marco Patuano, Telecom Italia’s chief executive, said the company is interested in buying some or …

Wind open to Italian consolidation

Italian operator Wind is set to consider integrating with other smaller operators in the country, but talks have yet to begin, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Carphone Warehouse results lifted by Tiscali

The Financial Times reports that the recent acquisition of Tiscali boosted first-half revenues at Carphone Warehouse, prompting the broadband provider and mobile phone retailer to raise its earnings guidance for the current year.

Deutsche Telekom eyes more acquisitions

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann has told an investor conference in Barcelona that the operator is looking for further takeover targets to reduce the company’s dependence on its domestic market in Germany.

Tiscali preps UK MVNO

Broadband provider Tiscali is planning to launch an MVNO service in the U.K. and is in talks with all of the country’s mobile phone operators – Orange, 02, T-Mobile and Vodafone – about renting space on their networks to carry the service.

Vodafone in the frame for Tiscali

Vodafone has emerged as a possible front-runner in the race to acquire Tiscali, the Anglo-Italian ISP that put itself up for sale this week.

Vodafone acquires ZYB, set for Arcor buyout

Vodafone’s acquisition activity increased today with news that it has acquired a European social networking company and is reportedly set to gain complete control of its German broadband and fixed-line subsidiary, Arcor.

Tiscali shares soar on Vodafone 1.6B bid report

Shares in Anglo-Italian ISP Tiscali jumped more than 10 percent this morning after a report in the Italian press said that Vodafone is ready to present a formal bid for the company’s assets in the next 24 hours.

Tiscali shares tumble as Vodafone reportedly backs out

Shares of Tiscali slid for a second day on uncertainty over whether the Italian ISP would be able to lure an attractive suitor in an auction scheduled to finish at the end of June, notes Dow Jones Newswires. Front-runner Vodafone has dropped out, the Financial Times reported today, echoing reports in the Italian press.

 

Tiscali says still considering takeover offers

ISP Tiscali said it is still considering a number of strategic alternatives for the company, reports TelecomPaper. The ISP started the strategic evaluation in April and has been considering a number of takeover offers. In a statement it said “several hypothesis” are still under consideration.