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TIM faces probe into approval of Canal Plus joint venture - report

Friday 22 December 2017 | 11:55 CET | News
Italy's market regulator Consob is preparing to open proceedings into whether to fine Telecom Italia (TIM) for approving a broadcasting joint venture with Vivendi's pay-TV unit Canal Plus, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters. TIM's board gave the go-ahead to the creation the new unit in October, strengthening ties with its largest shareholder Vivendi. However, some of TIM's board members subsequently criticised the decision, resulting in an amendment that was passed by another majority vote earlier this month.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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