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TIM ready to compete with Iliad, OpEn Fiber - CEO

Tuesday 7 February 2017 | 10:40 CET | News
The chief executive of TIM (Telecom Italia) has claimed that the company's newly-announced EUR 11 billion three-year business plan will allow it to successfully face off challenges from France's Iliad and Enel's OpEn Fiber unit. "We are ready to respond to Iliad's entry into the Italian market," said Flavio Cattaneo at the presentation of the company's 2017-19 business plan, according to Key4Biz. The CEO confirmed that TIM had already begun testing a second brand to counter the imminent arrival of "new entrants that tend to offer discounted prices", having previously hinted at the launch of

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Companies: Iliad / Open Fiber / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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