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Industry minister wants probe into Vivendi's TIM control

Thursday 3 August 2017 | 09:04 CET | News
The Italian government has announced that industry minister Carlo Calenda has requested clarification as to whether French media giant Vivendi informed the prime minister's office that it had taken over de facto control over Telecom Italia (TIM). Under the existing rules, the government must be duly notified of any change in control or ownership of strategic national assets such as TIM within 10 days and Calenda has asked the government to ensure that those rules were respected. Vivendi could be fined if it was established that it did not inform the government in time, according to an unnamed

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