0
Broadband

Telecom Italia offers deal for all or part of Metroweb stake

Tuesday 16 December 2014 | 14:50 CET | News
Telecom Italia has made a proposal to acquire some or all of the stake in Milan-based broadband provider Metroweb currently owned by Italian infrastructure fund F2i. Confirmation of the bid came from Telecom Italia's CEO Marco Patuano, who said the company was prepared to discuss industrial plans. "We have offered two options: a total purchase [of F2i's stake] or a partial one. There will be talks soon," he told reports at an event in Rome, according to Reuters. F2i currently owns a 53.8 percent stake in Metroweb's holding company Metroweb Italia and recent reports have suggested it will

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Telecom Italia / Vodafone Italia
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

F2i to meet with TI, Vodafone over Metroweb stake - report

Published 08 Jan 2015 11:44 CET | Italy
The CEO of Italian infrastructure fund F2i, Renato Ravanelli, is to meet with Telecom Italia and Vodafone representatives over ...

Telecom Italia board discusses Metroweb strategy

Published 19 Dec 2014 12:24 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia's board has decided to press ahead with its plans to acquire some or all of the stake in Milan-based broadband ...

Telecom Italia open to Mediaset content deal - CEO

Published 18 Dec 2014 10:53 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia is very much open to reaching a content distribution deal with Italian broadcaster Mediaset, according to the ...

Telecom Italia to bring NGN, LTE-A to more small localities

Published 17 Dec 2014 14:59 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia has announced that it will be expanding its fixed (NGN) and mobile (4G Plus) infrastructure to the Italian towns ...

F2i to decide on Metroweb stake at start of 2015 - report

Published 10 Dec 2014 15:53 CET | Italy
Italian infrastructure fund F2i will take a decision on whether or not to sell its controlling stake in broadband provider ...

Fastweb wants focus on national broadband plan - CEO

Published 08 Dec 2014 15:24 CET | Italy
Milan-based broadband provider Metroweb is a local operator that is free to decide its own future, said Fastweb CEO Alberto ...

Wind CEO calls for "open" Metroweb to meet broadband targets

Published 05 Dec 2014 15:58 CET | Italy
All Italian operators should join forces with state-backed holding company Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) to ensure that Italy ...

Vodafone says Metroweb stake should be open to all - report

Published 04 Dec 2014 10:05 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia believes that, if infrastructure fund F2i should choose to sell its controlling holding in broadband provider ...

Vodafone asks regulator to block TI-Metroweb deal

Published 01 Dec 2014 09:22 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia has written to Italy's anti-trust regulator AGCM to warn of the competitive implications of Telecom Italia's ...

Telecom Italia, Metroweb deal would face "serious" probe

Published 26 Nov 2014 09:09 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia's planned acquisition of broadband provider Metroweb would be subject to highly stringent conditions, according to ...

Telecom Italia seeks tie ups with Oi, Metroweb

Published 24 Nov 2014 08:34 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia has announced the sale of its Brazilian mobile phone towers for BRL 3 billion (around EUR 900 million) and ...

Vodafone, Metroweb launch 300 Mbps Bologna fibre network

Published 17 Nov 2014 09:49 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia and broadband provider Metroweb have announced the imminent launch of a 300 Mbps fibre-optic service in the ...

Telecom Italia-Metroweb merger would "make industrial sense"

Published 07 Oct 2014 08:59 CET | Italy
The CEO of Milan-based broadband provider Metroweb welcomed the possibility of a merger with Telecom Italia, saying the ...

Telecom Italia CEO has mandate to buy Metroweb stake-report

Published 03 Oct 2014 11:59 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia CEO has been given a mandate from the company's board of directors to acquire the 54 percent stake in Milan-based ...