Latest Telecoms News about Italy

Mobile Internet Contributes More Than EUR 90 Billion to Economies of EU5

  The mobile Internet economy generates annual revenues of EUR92 billion and a consumer benefit, or surplus, of about EUR770 billion in the countries of the EU5 -- Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Spain. The mobile Internet has created 250,000 jobs in these five countries....

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Fitch: BT Has Greater Deal Headroom than TI at Current Ratings

  BT Group and Telecom Italia's recent announcements of potential consolidation are both driven by similar desires to boost scale, cut competition and bundle complementary services,...

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Italian Network Merger Talks Close to Conclusion

  The long running rumours of a possible merger between two of Italy's mobile networks are reported to have been revived....

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Telefonica in Talks to Sell Telecom Italia Stake

  Telefonica's conflict of interest in Brazil may be heading closer to a resolution as the company is said to be considering a sale of its stake in Telecom Italia....

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Wind Italy's Debt Ratings Downgraded

  Italy's Wind Telecomunicazioni has seen its debt ratings lowered to 'B+' from 'BB-' by the Fitch ratings agency due to the ongoing competitive Italian market and the company's own high levels of debt....

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Vodafone Buying Italian In-Car Telematics Provider

  Vodafone has announced that it is buying the Italian in-car telematics provider, Cobra Automotive Technologies for EUR145 million (US$196 million)....

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Generali Confirms Intent to Sell Telecom Italia Stake

  There are moves to break up the shareholders pact that controls Telecom Italia after one of the shareholders confirmed previous rumours that it will be pulling out....

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Italian Networks Resume Merger Talks

  The possibility of a merger between two of Italy's mobile networks has reappeared following recent European rulings on internal mergers between telcos....

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Wind Italy Sees Revenues Drop Due to Competitive Pressures

  Wind Italy has reported that it first-quarter revenues fell as the market was marked by intense price competition....

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Telecom Italia Q1 Revenues Miss Expectations as Profits Fall

  Debt laden Telecom Italia reported first quarter results that missed most analyst expectations as the company came under pressure in the wireless market....

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