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Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT

The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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People walk in front of the headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

People walk in front of the headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

People walk in front of the headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

The headquarters of Brazilian broadband company GVT is seen in Curitiba August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A Telecom Italia tower (L) is pictured in Rome, December 20, 2013. 
REUTERS/Alessandro  Bianchi

A Telecom Italia tower (L) is pictured in Rome, December 20, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A Telecom Italia tower (L) is pictured in Rome, December 20, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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