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EI Towers cannot buy Telecom Italia's Persidera due to antitrust rules
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 11:46am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - Guido Barbieri, CEO of Italy's mast company EI Towers, which is controlled by Italian broadcaster Mediaset, says::the group would look at buying Telecom Italia's broadcasting unit Persidera but cannot do so because of antitrust rules.  Full Article

Italy's Mediaset says Adriano Galliani new president of pay-TV Premium
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 09:43am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - Italian private broadcaster Mediaset says: :former AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has been appointed new president of group's pay-TV unit Premium.  Full Article

Telecom Italia to pay CEO Cattaneo 25 mln euros to step down as CEO on July 28
Monday, 24 Jul 2017 02:51pm EDT 

July 24 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia says in a statement on Monday::board agrees by majority vote a settlement deal to end the mandate of Flavio Cattaneo as Chief Executive Officer.Cattaneo to step down as CEO on July 28 and as general manager as of July 31.Cattaneo to receive 22.9 million euros gross by way of settlement payment, plus 2.1 million euros gross relating to non-competition, non-solicitation and non-poaching covenants for one year as regards the main competitors of the company in Italy and Brazil.company has started the process of finding a successor to Cattaneo, board will further discuss the matter on July 27.Cattaneo currently owns 1.5 million Telecom Italia shares.will start a second phase of company turnaround pursuing the targets set by Cattaneo, and especially the fibre optic rollout plan.  Full Article

Telecom Italia says board to discuss CEO exit on Monday
Friday, 21 Jul 2017 11:54am EDT 

July 21 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia says::Calling meetings of its appointment committee and its board of directors over proposal to end mandate of CEO Flavio Cattaneo.Meetings to be held on July 24.  Full Article

Telecom Italia CEO says "no tensions" with shareholders, board or president
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 05:12am EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo tell reporters on sidelines of presentation of Communications authority's report::there are "no tensions" with shareholders, board or president. .  Full Article

Telecom Italia CEO denies reports of departure, will remain "until very end" of mandate
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 04:56am EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo tell reporters on sidelines of presentation of Communications' authority report::media reports on his departure from the helm of the company are "untrue".he will remain in post "until the very end" of his mandate, expiring in 2020.Shares in the group turn positive after comments.  Full Article

Vivendi's appeal against Italian antitrust ruling to be heard in Feb. 2018
Monday, 10 Jul 2017 04:26am EDT 

July 10 (Reuters) - French media group Vivendi: :An Italian regional court said on its website it will hold the first hearing of the appeal filed by Vivendi against the Italian communications authority's (AGCOM) decision regarding the French group's stakes in Telecom Italia <<>> and Mediaset <<>> on Feb. 7, 2018.  Full Article

Shares in Italy's Mediaset extend losses, down more than 4 pct
Friday, 7 Jul 2017 05:34am EDT 

July 7 (Reuters) - Italian private broadcaster Mediaset: :Shares extend losses, down more than 4 percent.Milan-based trader tells Reuters fall in shares is linked to earlier rating downgrade and Mediaset remarks on possibility of selling its pay-TV unit's final season of Champions League matches for 2017-18 to Sky.Exane BNP Paribas cut on Friday its rating on the group and its Spanish unit to underperform from neutral nFWN1JX0AY.Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi told journalists he did not rule out selling the pay-TV's broadcasting rights for Champions League matches, speaking at a presentation in Monte Carlo. nI6N1JJ019.  Full Article

Telecom Italia says acted in compliance with rules in broadband roll-out
Tuesday, 4 Jul 2017 01:37pm EDT 

July 4 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia, in reply to antitrust procedure launched Tuesday, says: :acted in compliance with rules in ultrafast broadband roll-out and will prove it in the appropriate places.confident its actions will turn out to be correct.  Full Article

Vivendi acquires the Bolloré Group's majority stake in Havas
Monday, 3 Jul 2017 11:38am EDT 



Telecom Italia advised that Vivendi's role doesn't breach rules

MILAN Legal experts commissioned by Telecom Italia to give an opinion on Vivendi's growing influence over the company have said the French group does not breach Italian rules aimed at protecting strategic companies, a document reviewed by Reuters shows.