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No Mediaset-Telecom Italia merger on the horizon - CEO

Tuesday 24 March 2015 | 09:00 CET | News
Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano has denied any possibility of a merger between his company and the pay-TV business of Italian broadcaster Mediaset. "No one has ever lobbied to promote non-market operations," Patuano told La Repubblica, adding that "our strategy is clear, we are carriers of the content of others." In this regard, Patuano conformed that a joint Telecom Italia-Sky Italia offer be launched after Easter and that content-only agreements could follow with Netflix and Mediaset Premium. "In Italy there is no cable TV, so fibre is what will bring it into people's homes. Customers

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Mediaset / Netflix / Sky Italia / Telecom Italia
Countries: Italy
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