Monday, 25 September 2017

Conquests and essentials: Orange considers consolidation

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 20 March 15

Orange CEO denies existence of merger talks with Telecom Italia, but consolidation, market exits could be on the cards elsewhere.

It has been a busy week for France's Orange, which, in addition to presenting its new strategic five-year plan to the world, found itself at the centre of consolidation talk in various markets. "I confirm the non-existence of any possible discussions...with the managers and shareholders of Telecom Italia," Orange CEO Stephane Richard stated categorically at the telco's Essentials 2020 event in Paris on Tuesday. Richard was responding to recent rumours of a tie…

It has been a busy week for France's Orange, which, in addition to presenting its new strategic five-year plan to the world, found itself at the centre of consolidation talk in various markets. "I confirm the non-existence of any possible discussions...with the managers and shareholders of Telecom Italia," Orange CEO Stephane Richard stated categorically at the telco's Essentials 2020 event in Paris on Tuesday. Richard was responding to recent rumours of a tie…

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