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Telecom Italia CEO undaunted by entry of France's Iliad

Thursday 15 September 2016 | 10:34 CET | News
Telecom Italia Group's CEO Flavio Cattaneo is not worried about the forthcoming entry in the Italian market of French operator Iliad, which has significantly undercut incumbents in its home market since launching in 2012. "Iliad's entry into Italy does not worry us. Italy is a very different market to France," said Cattaneo at the sidelines of an event, according to Reuters. Earlier this month, the EC approved the merger of Italian mobile operators Wind and 3 Italia after they agreed to free up assets to help Iliad create a fourth network operator. The French company is keen to capitalise on

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Companies: 3 Italia / Iliad / Telecom Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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