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Mediaset may bid with Telecom Italia for soccer rights
10:26am EDT 

Italy's Mediaset Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi says: "Everything is possible" when asked if Milan-based group could make joint bid with phone incumbent Telecom Italia for the upcoming soccer TV rights auctions . No openings with Vivendi, group will continue to pursue legal action against French media group Further company coverage: [VIV.PA] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Mediaset CEO says has not received any proposal from Vivendi
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2017 08:15am EDT 

Italian private broadcaster Mediaset Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi says: Has not received any other proposals from France's Vivendi . It is up to Vivendi to find a solution to the dispute between the two groups over the failed sale of Premium . "There is nothing true" in reports about Sky's Italian unit and Mediaset being close to a deal regarding Mediaset's pay-Tv unit Premium . Group aims at positive advertising growth in Italy in the first half of the year, broadcaster is doing better than the market Further company coverage: [MS.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Bollore holds 26.4 pct of Vivendi voting rights, 20.7 pct of share capital
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 04:32am EST 

Bollore : Regulatory filing to AMF shows Bollore now holds 26.4 pct of Vivendi voting rights and 20.7 pct of Vivendi's share capital Further company coverage: [BOLL.PA] ((sudip.kargupta@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Orange CEO: no talks regarding buying into Canal Plus, or Vivendi buying into Orange
Monday, 6 Mar 2017 01:55am EST 

Orange : CEO Stephane Richard told Radio Classique on Monday that there were no talks underway regarding buying a stake in Canal Plus, nor regarding Vivendi buying a stake in Orange . Orange CEO Richard said last month that Orange was interested in working with Canal Plus on acquiring sports rights rather than trying to buy a stake in the pay TV business.[nL8N1G81NZ] Further company coverage: [ORAN.PA] ((sudip.kargupta@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Orange CEO says 'driving forces' still in place for a consolidation in France
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 03:35am EST 

Orange SA : Orange CEO Stephane Richard says there are no talks going on a the moment for a deal to cut number of french telecoms operators . Richard says group would be first to benefit from a market consolidation in France . Richard says does not plan to create sports channel by buying sports rights . Richard says is open to a partnership with Vivendi's pay-tv Canal Plus on sports rights . Richard says group to focus on Africa and Middle-East region in terms of M&A . Richard says does not see any 'real opportunity' in terms of M&A in Europe . Richard makes no commitment to progressively increase the dividend over the next few years Further company coverage: [ORAN.PA] (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain) ((Mathieu.Rosemain@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Orange CEO Richard says does not aim to buy Vivendi's Canal Plus
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 02:04am EST 

Orange Sa : Orange CEO Stephane Richard says in an interview with BFM Business radio station that does not aim to buy Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus . Orange CEO says Canal Plus is not for sale, no talks going on between Vivendi and Orange on a potential stake acquisition in Canal Plus . Orange CEO says a reduction of French state shareholdings 'would not be a problem' for the group Further company coverage: [ORAN.PA] (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain and Gwenaelle Barzic) ((Mathieu.Rosemain@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Telecom Italia sees no impact from broadband tender results
Monday, 20 Feb 2017 09:52am EST 

Telecom Italia says: results of Italian broadband tender process will have no operational or strategic impact on company, will not affect its market position Further company coverage: [TLIT.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Italy's Mediaset shares up after reports of talks with Sky
Friday, 17 Feb 2017 02:30am EST 

Italian broadcaster Mediaset: Shares up 2.4 percent in early market trade, after report on negotiations with Sky over Mediaset's pay-TV unit . Talks between the TV group and rival Sky for the sale of the pay-TV unit Premium are at an advanced stage, Italian daily il Sole 24 Ore reported on Friday, without citing sources. [nL8N1G20O1] Further company coverage: [MS.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Mediaset's adviser says accord with Vivendi is best solution
Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 03:53am EST 

Head of investment banking unit at Mediaset's adviser Intesa Sanpaolo says: It's best for the broadcaster to find an accord with Vivendi Further company coverage: [MS.MI] [VIV.PA] [ISP.MI] (Reporting by Milan Newsroom).  Full Article

Telecom Italia targets 1.9 bln euro savings under 2017-2019 plan
Friday, 3 Feb 2017 02:10pm EST 

Telecom Italia says: Sees debt-to-reported EBITDA ratio falling to below 2.7 times by end-2018 . Sees 2017-19 investments in Italy of around 1 billion euros . Expects revenue and domestic EBITDA growth throughout 2017-19 plan period . Sees domestic EBITDA growing low-single digit year-on-year in 2017-2019 .Sees efficiency savings on Opex and Capex of 1.9 billion euros by 2019.  Full Article

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Italy watchdog to decide on Vivendi stakebuilding in Mediaset by April: source

MILAN Italy's communications authority (AGCOM) will make a decision with regards to Vivendi's stakebuilding in Italian broadcaster Mediaset by the end of April, a source at the regulator told Reuters on Thursday.