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Giancarlo Navach

Impossible goal? Startup to stream soccer to Net-wary Italians

Aug 03 2018

MILAN Sports-streaming start-up DAZN has an ambitious business goal in Italy: sign up 3-5 million customers, as many as the country's largest pay-TV group, in a market with one of the worst broadband take-up rates in Europe.

Oil major Eni pulls out of race for RTR solar assets in Italy

Jul 10 2018

MILAN Italian oil major Eni has pulled out of a race to buy Terra Firma's solar power assets in Italy, a company spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Sports media group Perform goes on the attack with Serie A soccer

Jun 15 2018

MILAN Media group Perform has signalled its intent to become a leading force in streaming sports content in Europe, clinching broadcasting rights for Italy's Serie A soccer.

Britain's Sky, Perform win broadcast rights for Italy soccer

Jun 13 2018

MILAN British broadcaster Sky and sports media group Perform won the rights to screen Italy's top-flight Serie A football matches until 2021 for more than 973 million euros ($1.2 billion) a season, Italy's soccer league chairman said.

Italy's Eni defies sceptics, may up stake in nuclear fusion project

Apr 19 2018

(In April 13 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show investment is $50 million, not 50 million euros)

Eni promises richer returns after exploration success

Mar 16 2018

LONDON/MILAN Italian oil major Eni hiked its dividend on Friday and held out the prospect of a share buyback after promising higher growth in production and more cash.

Vivendi row with Mediaset drags on as rivals push ahead with deals

Feb 27 2018

MILAN A judge on Tuesday postponed a court hearing between Italy's Mediaset and France's Vivendi over a pay-TV dispute that threatens to disrupt the French group's plans to create a European media champion.

Dealmaking Ferrero tycoon breaks decades of family tradition

Jan 17 2018

MILAN For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.

Telecom Italia pushes back deadline for Persidera bids - sources

Jan 12 2018

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.

Telecom Italia pushes back deadline for Persidera bids -sources

Jan 12 2018

MILAN, Jan 12 Telecom Italia(TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.

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