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Orange not interested in Telecom Italia - CEO

Friday 24 June 2016 | 11:00 CET | News
Stephane Richard, the CEO of French telecommunications group Orange, has ruled out any possibility of a merger with Telecom Italia, closing the door on a deal with the Italian operator's top shareholder Vivendi. "I have completely set aside the Telecom Italia dossier: it's a Vivendi project in which we're not involved," Richard told French daily La Tribune, adding that "we've had no discussions about it." However, Richard went on to say that a closer relationship between Orange and Vivendi made sense on paper in view of Vivendi's role as a content player and that of Orange as a content

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Categories: General
Companies: Orange / Telecom Italia / Vivendi
Countries: France / Italy
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