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Italian regulator may force TIM to spin off fixed network - report

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Italy's communications regulator Agcom is exploring the possibility of forcing Telecom Italia (TIM) to spin off its fixed-line network into a separate company, according to unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The watchdog is conducting a market analysis to establish whether an Openreach-style separation could be justified on competition grounds, said one of the sources, adding that TIM would likely fight the proposal. The idea would be for the network to become a legal entity in its own right, with its own governance and management structure, albeit still fully controlled by TIM, said the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Agcom / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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