Orange interested in a deal with Telecom Italia

2 Mar 2015

Orange’s CEO Stephane Richard has revealed that his company is interested in a possible alliance with telecoms operator Telecom Italia, adding that a prospective deal would be an attractive European consolidation opportunity, weekly newspaper Journal De Dimanche (JDD) reports. ‘There are no negotiations ongoing, just exchanges of points of view between the two management teams,’ the executive was cited as saying. While an Orange representative reportedly confirmed the remarks, a spokesperson for Telecom Italia said there were neither talks nor an ‘exchange of views’ with the French company.

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