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Breakingviews: Brazil broadband battle

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 - 04:10

Aug. 18 - Telefonica and Telecom Italia are vying to buy GVT from Vivendi for $9 bln or more. The French group’s new boss, Vincent Bollore may see more value in an Italian deal, says Breakingviews.

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Vivendi's Brazilian telecoms unit is he seeing out from here to decipher this for buses that Chris Hughes of -- -- And our Telecom a tally of us is Telefonica are we any closer acceptance and knowing who's gonna get GP two years -- We'll know Obama both are fearful we mean that we know that both of them vying for a as you say this -- to -- for that for him out of the -- Public from a power. Aren't Telefonica comes to Vivendi which is setting this. Prison in my Italian TV the this whole situation also has implications for the Brazilian mobile industry -- or a and -- -- flip is this is that it's a pretty big situation which has. Ramifications -- one of these companies. I'm certainly doesn't -- as the borrow borrow right all right. Is the new boss of Vivendi. -- -- debt Clinton's headline Clinton who wrote this piece says this battle this quote from battle is without him. It's all about his decision making a sore back his personality too much. Sent to someone he -- Our country less acute way all of trying to make sensible list and he got so many companies involved. It's a pleasant native ten billion dollars deal. And with just strategic implications of them but really it for the best rates. Try to think about this again right it's a terrible war the story really grateful because ultimately. It's getting inside his head is is is the way for -- To make sensible it's now we're not mean it means that -- completely might say look Telefonica. Is. So -- company calls. It is it cash proposal provides -- to -- Looks cleaner -- it contends more cash. I mean or go from table. What was the report all. This caption says we'll have to beat her concerns that this one has more cars -- for the for what's more polite. But it's not -- simple because. To look since former -- is quite impressive than. Is using this. As a way. Films and it it's visual. On on T on a he could or should the receive cents and two yards through it -- the only deal. Little slip through telephone look at details say. It's not just cannot access if not is not. He shouldn't I mean with that the key message is he shouldn't simply see this is. Like a normal emanate from actually go well -- -- it is offering anything to do more cast their four bit in this case Philip Lorca was enough for us. Is gonna want -- prevail if -- simpler if there fractions that seems. Do you the four day. In that building. They can you know why it's the other through your hand and the electricity with the idea or actually -- in -- -- -- Provided by Telefonica however that that that that won't -- good. The football array may not because Vivendi shareholder is. Because if actually he proposed woman you know less -- video. Well that could actually going to be a strategic reversal from Vivendi which it's been so that he could plumber ties. And if forward pushes it towards more complex deal. That it's available and defend themselves and think about pride. For more more entry in this have a concept to see such as this week. Quite a bit of around of the mine and and -- ladies muses that -- does that have -- -- -- TI chief. To -- I think a couple of days ago -- to -- across an actress when he thinks back. Chris -- and previews on the US shows on a 1213. Ice and 1730 BST. -- -- --

Breakingviews: Brazil broadband battle

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 - 04:10

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