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Iliad, Enel in early contacts about Italian fibre deal - CEO

Friday 4 November 2016 | 08:29 CET | News
French telecom group Iliad has had initial contacts with Enel about the possible use of the fibre-optic broadband network of Italian utility giant's wholesale broadband subsidiary Enel Open Fiber (EOF), according to Enel CEO Francesco Starace. "There has been some contact ... They are in a process of deciding what they want to do ... these are just initial talks," Starace told Reuters. Iliad is preparing its entry into the Italian mobile market after Wind and 3 Italia agreed to agreed to divest frequencies and infrastructure assets to help Iliad create a fourth network operator. However, the

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Companies: 3 Italia / Enel / Iliad / Wind
Countries: Italy
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