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Wind Tre set to refinance debt ahead of Iliad's launch - report

Monday 25 September 2017 | 15:57 CET | News
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Wind Tre, the new operator emerging from the 50-50 joint venture between Veon's Wind and Hutchison's 3 Italia, is set to refinance over EUR 10 billion of debt in the coming weeks as it prepares to counter Iliad's forthcoming entry into the Italian market, according to unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The operator is aiming to not only restructure its debt but to raise funds for an unnamed project to be launched before the end of the year, said one source. Iliad's Italian service is likely to debut at the start of 2018, with the company planning to quickly reach 10 percent of the mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Free Mobile / Iliad / Telecom Italia / Telecompaper / Veon / Vodafone Italia / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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