Iliad SA (ILD.PA)
PARIS, May 18 French telecoms group Iliad reported on Thursday that first quarter sales had risen 7 percent from the previous year to 1.22 billion euros ($1.36 billion), with about 300,000 new subscribers gained during the quarter.
April 4 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
April 4 Telecom group Iliad's owner Xavier Niel sold 1.72 percent in Iliad for 207.32 euros per share
PARIS, April 4 Iliad founder and majority shareholder Xavier Niel will sell a 1.72 percent stake in the French telecoms and internet group, bank Societe Generale said in a statement on Tuesday.
PARIS/LONDON/MILAN French telecoms company Iliad is aiming to grab a quarter of the Italian mobile market using the same cut-throat prices and straightforward contracts that conquered France, two sources familiar with its plan told Reuters.
MILAN, March 29 Telecom Italia went live with a website for its new Kena Mobile brand on Wednesday, testing demand for a no-frills alternative to French carrier Iliad, which is set to launch its Free brand in Italy by early next year.
* Iliad says as of today, the Free Mobile Plan (€15.99€/month for Freebox subscribers) includes unlimited 4G mobile Internet access as well as unlimited calls, texts and MMS in metropolitan France
* Iliad says 'Free' service Mobile Plan now includes roaming communications all year round (unlimited calls, texts and MMS as well as mobile Internet) from more than 35 countries, all for €15.99 per month for Freebox subscribers (or €19.99/month for non-Freebox subscribers).
* Italian operators are the "most hated" in Europe-Niel (Adds Xavier Niel's comments on Italy, background)
PARIS, March 7 French telecoms operator Iliad reported on Tuesday a 12.5 percent rise in its full-year core operating profits, propelled by higher margins at its mobile business.