Monday, 20 November 2017

Italian govt talks up TIM/Mediaset tie-up, eyes €3bn-plus 5G sale

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 22 August 17

Government official says collaboration could help fend off influence of Fox, Netflix; suggests quick 5G sale would raise more than postal privatisation.

An Italian government official has spoken out in favour of a tie-up between national telco TIM and broadcaster Mediaset, both of which count Vivendi as a major shareholder, to ensure Italy's contribution to the European content space, according to Italian press reports. Combining the TIM &ndash…

An Italian government official has spoken out in favour of a tie-up between national telco TIM and broadcaster Mediaset, both of which count Vivendi as a major shareholder, to ensure Italy's contribution to the European content space, according to Italian press reports. Combining the TIM &ndash…

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