VIENNA Feb 4 Carlos Slim's telecoms group
America Movil plans to stay invested in Telekom
Austria for the long term and likes its eastern
European operations, its chief executive has said.
"It is an important commitment for us. Above all, we see
Telekom Austria's entrenchment in eastern Europe as valuable and
promising for the future," Daniel Hajj told Austria's Kronen
Zeitung newspaper in an interview published online late on
With 27 percent of Telekom Austria, America Movil is the
second-biggest shareholder after the Austrian government, and is
widely expected to bid for a majority stake in the near future.
"We are long-term investors. We can make a strong
contribution with our know-how and our international
experience," Hajj told the paper during an Austrian trade
delegation visit to Mexico.
"We are not out to make a fast buck."