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Telecom Italia to consider Brazil options at meeting - CEO

Wednesday 19 November 2014 | 10:11 CET | News
Telecom Italia's board will meet on 21 November to discuss its future strategy in Brazil, the company's CEO Marco Patuano confirmed at the sidelines of an event in Rome. Last week, two unnamed sources told Reuters that a board meeting would be held this week to consider options in the Brazilian market, where the operator controls the second largest mobile operator, TIM Brasil. Telecom Italia is looking to sell off the mobile phone towers of TIM Brasil by the end of the year and is also considering a possible tie-up with the country's third-largest operator Oi. Both operations could be

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Categories: General
Companies: Oi / Telecom Italia / TIM Brasil
Countries: Brazil / Italy
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