Telecom Italia sees decision on network spin-off in December

MILAN Fri Nov 9, 2012 7:01am EST

MILAN Nov 9 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia Chairman Franco Bernabe said on Friday a decision on the timing of a possible spin-off of its fixed-line network will be taken at a board meeting in December.

"We will evaluate timing at a board meeting in December," he said during a conference call on its nine-month results.

Bernabe reaffirmed that the decision was linked to an improvement in regulation. (Reporting By Danilo Masoni, editing Francesca Landini)