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Free does not see French consolidation, silent on Base

Thursday 12 March 2015 | 17:08 CET | News
Iliad founder Xavier Niel reaffirmed at the company's results presentation that he does not believe in a French telecom sector consolidation scenario, despite ongoing reports that Iliad or Numericable-SFR may try to buy Bouygues Telecom, Les Echos reports. He said Bouygues has repeated several times that it was not for sale. Company CFO Thomas Reynaud would not comment on speculation that Iliad was well placed to acquire Belgian operator Base from KPN, saying only that Iliad would be vigilant and pragmatic about such acquisitions. Raynaud also said that the upcoming 700 MHz auction would

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Companies: Free / Google / Iliad / KPN
Countries: Belgium / France
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