FT, Vivendi in hunt for Tunisie Télécom stake

9 Mar 2006

Vivendi Universal and France Télécom (FT) have bid for a 35% stake in Tunisia’s national operator Tunisie Télécom, according to the French newspaper Les Echos. Telecom Italia is also expected to enter the race for the African company.

Separately, the newspaper said that neither Vivendi nor FT would be entering a bid for a 51% stake in Gabon Telecom.

Tunisia, Orange Group