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SFR, Bouygues, TDF in mast-sharing talks - report

Tuesday 10 April 2012 | 10:33 CET | News
French operators SFR and Bouygues Telecom have discussed sharing their rural infrastructure over the last few weeks, people familiar with the situation told Journal du Dimanche. The potential move stems from pressure on revenues following the market entry of Free Mobile and an announced objective of cutting costs by around 10 percent to keep in line with lost sales. The two operators already work in tandem in areas where there ADSL is not available and signed a fibre co-investment agreement at the start of 2011. The new collaboration would involve sharing the cost of putting up masts, with

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / SFR / TDF
Countries: France
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