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Mediaset open to Vivendi proposal, rules out TIM deal

Thursday 19 January 2017 | 08:50 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset is open to reaching an agreement with Vivendi as long as it creates growth and doesn't involve Telecom Italia, said Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi following the presentation of the company's 2020 strategy. "Mediaset is open to any proposal that creates value and makes industrial sense," he said, according to La Stampa, adding that Vivendi CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine made only "a vague reference" to a possible accord involving Telecom Italia (TIM) when they met. "A combination of TV and telecoms only makes sense for those who deal with

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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