0
Broadband

TIM and Tiscali sign FiberCop co-investment MoU

Thursday 27 August 2020 | 13:58 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) and Tiscali have reached a Memorandum of Understanding to define the terms of a strategic partnership that could pave the way for Tiscali's commercial participation in TIM's FiberCop co-investment project. FiberCop is the unit TIM intends to set up with US investment firm KKR that includes its last-mile fibre and copper network as well as the assets of its FlashFiber joint venture with Fastweb.

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 / TIM / Tiscali
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Fibre


Add 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

Agcom extends consultation on TIM's FiberCop project

Published 15 Feb 2021 09:57 CET | Italy
Italy's communications regulator Agcom said it has extended the public consultation on the project to proceed with a voluntary ...

TIM publishes details of FiberCop co-investment project

Published 01 Feb 2021 08:58 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (Tim) has published further details of a plan open to all operators to roll out a secondary fibre-optic access ...

TIM receives EU green light for FiberCop transaction

Published 27 Nov 2020 08:54 CET | Italy
The European Commission has confirmed that the decision by Telecom Italia (TIM) to spin off its last-mile fibre and copper grid ...

'Time probably right to exit Open Fiber' - Enel CEO

Published 25 Nov 2020 09:15 CET | Italy
The chief executive of utility giant Enel confirmed that it could be the right time for the 50 percent shareholder to exit ...

TIM and Tiscali ink FiberCop co-investment contracts

Published 23 Nov 2020 08:58 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) and Tiscali have announced the signing of executory contracts to co-invest in the FiberCop project following ...

TIM's FiberCop holds first board meeting under chairman Sarmi

Published 16 Nov 2020 08:55 CET | Italy
The new last-mile fibre and copper grid company set up by Telecom Italia (TIM) has held its first board meeting and confirmed ...

Tiscali offers sub-EUR 10 fibre and free Huawei tablet with govt subsidy

Published 10 Nov 2020 09:25 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali has followed TIM, WindTre and Vodafone with the announcement of a dedicated offer for consumers able to ...

TIM planning to spend up to EUR 4.5 bln on new fibre plan - report

Published 26 Oct 2020 12:28 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) intends to spend EUR 4 billion to EUR 4.5 billion on a new plan to accelerate its fibre-optic broadband ...

TIM awards first FiberCop cable deals to 5 Italian vendors

Published 23 Oct 2020 08:52 CET | Italy
During the award process, the winning bidders verified that cable development, cutting, quality control and storage will be ...

Open Fiber, AVM sign Fritz!Box router deal

Published 14 Oct 2020 15:46 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber has announced an agreement with German communications equipment maker AVM to provide the ...

S&P downgrades Telecom Italia outlook to negative following network deals

Published 07 Oct 2020 09:39 CET | Italy
Ratings agency S&P has downgraded Telecom Italia's outlook to negative to reflect expectations of lower revenues and earnings as ...

Open Fiber activates Savona FTTH service in EUR 9 mln rollout

Published 05 Oct 2020 09:03 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber has teamed up with operators Vodafone Italia, WindTre, Tiscali, Macrotel and Sky to launch ...

Tiscali posts EUR 16 mln loss in H1, revenues up to EUR 72.5 mln

Published 30 Sep 2020 10:47 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali reported revenues of EUR 72.5 million in the first half of 2020, up 3.3 percent on the year-earlier ...

Tiscali offering blind and deaf users 60GB plan for under EUR 6

Published 28 Sep 2020 10:36 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali has launched a new plan for deaf and blind users with 60GB of 4G mobile data for EUR 5.99 a month, half ...

Vodafone, WindTre, Sky CEOs reiterate need for fully neutral single network operator

Published 22 Sep 2020 09:42 CET | Italy
The CEOs of Vodafone Italia, WindTre and Sky Italia have reiterated the need for a fully neutral and independent single fixed ...

EU unlikely to green light TIM-Open Fiber merger - report

Published 17 Sep 2020 10:35 CET | Italy
The European Union's competition officials are likely to oppose Italy's plan to create a single national high-speed broadband ...

Tiscali to provide fibre services at AS Roma stadium

Published 15 Sep 2020 14:40 CET | Italy
Sardinia-based operator Tiscali has announced a new partnership deal with Serie A football club AS Roma. Under the "Premium ...

Tiscali to sponsor Cagliari jersey

Published 14 Sep 2020 15:25 CET | Italy
Sardinia-based operator Tiscali has reached a new deal with Serie A football club Cagliari Calcio to sponsor the team's jersey ...

Italian single broadband network plan 'a giant step backward' - Read

Published 11 Sep 2020 11:34 CET | Italy
Vodafone group CEO Nick Read has described the Italian government's single network plan as a possible "return to a monopoly... ...

Italy's Rai interested in govt single network plan - report

Published 09 Sep 2020 09:33 CET | Italy
Italian state broadcaster Rai is the latest company to express an interest in joining the proposed government-sponsored plan to ...

Tiscali sees annual EUR 12 mln EBITDA boost from FiberCop deal

Published 08 Sep 2020 09:55 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali said it expects its commercial participation in TIM's FiberCop co-investment project to result in an ...

Open Fiber activates gigabit FTTH service in Cuneo

Published 02 Sep 2020 16:01 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber has teamed up with operators Vodafone Italia, WindTre, Tiscali, Fibra City, Media ...

TIM approves sale of FiberCop stake to KKR and govt single network plan

Published 01 Sep 2020 08:56 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) announced that its directors approved the sale of a minority stake in its last-mile fixed network to US ...

Vodafone, WindTre, Sky call on govt to guarantee independence of single broadband network

Published 31 Aug 2020 08:52 CET | Italy
The CEOs of Vodafone Italia, WindTre and Sky Italia have called on the Italian government to ensure the independence of a future ...

Italian govt green lights TIM-KKR fixed network deal - report

Published 26 Aug 2020 12:23 CET | Italy
The Italian government has given the go-ahead for US private equity firm KKR to buy a minority stake in the last-mile fixed ...

Italy's economy ministry backs independent broadband network - report

Published 24 Aug 2020 10:08 CET | Italy
Italy's economy ministry has joined the country's industry ministry and backed a high-speed broadband network independent of ...

Grillo calls for single fixed-mobile infrastructure company, criticises TIM-KKR fibre deal

Published 14 Aug 2020 08:52 CET | Italy
Beppe Grillo, co-founder of Italy's Five Star political movement, elaborated on his previous remarks about the need for a single ...

Fastweb CEO praises FiberCop model, acknowledges govt intervention

Published 10 Aug 2020 10:38 CET | Italy
The chief executive of Italy's Fastweb, Alberto Calcagno, said that co-investment in network infrastructure is a winning model in ...

Open Fiber gains extra EUR 675 mln funding from banks

Published 07 Aug 2020 16:53 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber announced a EUR 675 million extension to its existing credit line, raising the total from ...

Telecom Italia delays final decision on network sale to end-August, says 'favourable' to KKR offer

Published 05 Aug 2020 08:52 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) said it supports an offer from KKR Infrastructure to buy a 37.5 percent stake in the new network company ...

KKR offers EUR 1.8 bln for stake in TIM's last-mile network - report

Published 30 Jul 2020 10:39 CET | Italy
US private equity fund KKR has tabled a binding offer to acquire a minority stake in Telecom Italia's landline (copper and fibre) ...

Italian govt pushing for single broadband network independent of TIM - report

Published 28 Jul 2020 09:59 CET | Italy
The Italian government is considering a plan to set up a single high-speed fixed broadband network that would initially be ...

Telecom Italia urging state lender to invest in last-mile network - report

Published 10 Jul 2020 09:33 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) has suggested that state lender CDP could invest in the last-mile network it's preparing to set up with US ...

Fastweb set to invest in TIM's last-mile network - report

Published 06 Jul 2020 09:25 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb (Swisscom) has stepped up its interest in the last-mile network Telecom Italia is preparing to set up ...

Telecom Italia preparing to set up fixed line network newco with KKR - CEO

Published 12 Mar 2020 09:15 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) is preparing to set up a newco called 'FiberCop' for its fibre and copper last-mile network and sell 40 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Apr Ericsson Q1 2021
21 Apr Vivendi Q1 2021
21 Apr Orange Belgium Q1 2021
21 Apr Verizon Q1 2021
21 Apr Rogers Communications Q1 2021
21 Apr HKBN H1 results
21 Apr Crown Castle Q1 2021
21 Apr Netgear Q1 2021
21 Apr Elisa Q1 2021
21 Apr Proximus AGM
22 Apr Tele2 Q1 2021
22 Apr Orange Q1 2021
22 Apr Intel Q1 2021
22 Apr VeriSign Q1 2021
22 Apr Snap Q1 2021
22 Apr Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Q1
22 Apr AT&T Q1 2021
22 Apr FCC meeting
23 Apr Telia Q1 2021
25 Apr Vodafone Qatar Q1 2021
26 Apr SBA Communications Q1 2021
27 Apr A10 Networks Q1 2021
27 Apr Alphabet Q1 2021
27 Apr Siminn Q1 2021
27 Apr Juniper Networks Q1 2021
27 Apr AudioCodes Q1 2021
27 Apr Mediaset FY results
27 Apr Sequans Q1 2021
27 Apr Corning Q1 2021
27 Apr Calix Q1 2021
::: More Calendar Items