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Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans

Aug 02 2019

MILAN Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infrastructure group is worth, sources said.

Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans

Aug 02 2019

MILAN, Aug 2 Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infrastructure group is worth, sources said.

TIM, Vodafone agree merger of mobile masts, 5G partnership in Italy

Jul 26 2019

MILAN/ROME Italy's biggest phone group Telecom Italia and rival Vodafone agreed on Friday to merge their mobile tower infrastructure and to jointly roll out 5G in Italy.

TIM, Vodafone agree merger of mobile masts, 5G partnership in Italy

Jul 26 2019

MILAN/ROME Italy's biggest phone group Telecom Italia and rival Vodafone agreed on Friday to merge their mobile tower infrastructure and to jointly roll out 5G in Italy.

Mediaset snubs Vivendi request for new vote as tensions rise

Jul 22 2019

MILAN Mediaset rejected a request by investor Vivendi to reconvene an extraordinary shareholder meeting as the French group tries to scrap a loyalty share scheme allowing the Berlusconi family to keep its grip on the Italian broadcaster.

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers

Jul 17 2019

ROME Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday.

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment

Jul 17 2019

MILAN Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of fifth-generation telecoms networks may further delay 5G mobile services in the country.

Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G: country CEO

Jul 15 2019

MILAN China's Huawei Technologies said it would invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms giant called on Rome to ensure the "transparent, efficient and fair" use of its 'golden power' on 5G network development.

RPT-EU legal advice favours Vivendi in feud with Mediaset

Jul 15 2019

MILAN, July 12 An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters.

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