Latest Telecoms News about Italy

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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Fitch Affirms EI Towers at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

  EIT intends to diversify further into the mobile and radio segments, and could be interested in acquiring a portfolio of mobile towers from either Wind Telecomunicazioni or Telecom Italia. ...

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Telecom Italia Names New Chairman and Board of Directors

  Telecom Italia has shaken up its board of directors, appointing a new Chairman and reduced the dominance of Telefonica's control over the company....

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