Telecom Italia

Mediaset and Vivendi reportedly taking steps to a possible deal

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Lawyers for Italy’s Mediaset and France’s Vivendi are holding talks to find a solution to the bitter ongoing legal dispute between the pair, according to… Read more

TIM holds firm as government mulls implementing Golden Power

Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia (TIM) has reiterated its view that it was not obliged to notify the Italian authorities that Vivendi had a controlling interest in the… Read more

Telecom Italia names Genish as CEO and approves Canal+ JV

Amos Genish

Telecom Italia (TIM) has confirmed the widely anticipated appointment of Amos Genish as its new CEO and its board has approved the creation of a… Read more

Italian government reportedly kicks off move to fine Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia

Italian authorities have kicked off the process that could end with Telecom Italia (TIM) incurring a fine for failing to notify the government that France’s… Read more

Italy edging closer to ‘golden power’ as CONSOB says Vivendi controls TIM

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

The Italian government is edging closer towards activating its ‘golden power’ to intervene in industries judged to be of strategic importance after Italian markets regulator… Read more

Vivendi committed to ‘making Telecom Italia great again’

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Vivendi is committed to help build Telecom Italia into a quad-play leader and lead it to “long-term and sustainable growth”, according to CEO – and… Read more

Italian government circling Vivendi’s influence on Telecom Italia

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Italian government officials are reportedly moving forwards with the process of determining whether Vivendi exercises a controlling influence over Telecom Italia (TIM). The moves represent… Read more

Mediaset-Telecom deal ‘desirable’ says Italian government official

Antonello Giacomelli

An agreement between Mediaset and Telecom Italia (TIM) to combine the former’s content with the latter’s distribution network and customer base is “desirable” provided Italy… Read more

Vivendi taking steps to ward of Italian move against TIM involvement

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Vivendi has reportedly written to the Italian prime minister’s office in an attempt to ward off the threat of the Italian government wielding its so-called… Read more

Vivendi stands firm that it does not ‘control’ Telecom Italia

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Vivendi has told Italian markets regulator CONSOB that it does not “control” Telecom Italia (TIM). The watchdog had asked the French company to clarify its… Read more

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