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Sky Italia finalising plans to launch telephony service, headhunting CEO - report

Thursday 11 April 2019 | 14:33 CET | News
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia is preparing to launch a telecommunications service with convergent mobile and fixed line plans and is headhunting an experienced CEO for the venture, reports local daily La Repubblica. Last year the company confirmed that it was planning to enter Italy's fixed broadband market in summer 2019 after signing a long-term agreement with Open Fiber. The pay-TV giant was then added to regulator Agcom's public register of communications operators (Registro pubblico Operatori di Comunicazione) at the end of 2018 and was reportedly in talks with Vodafone Italia and Telecom

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Companies: Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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