Vivendi role in Italian telecoms and media sectors to be probed

9 Nov 2020

The Italian government is to investigate the role of French firm Vivendi as a shareholder in Telecom Italia (TIM) and national broadcaster Mediaset. Reuters reports that legislation has been drawn up which allows authorities to begin a six-month inquiry into companies operating in both the telecoms and media sectors to ascertain whether they hold positions that could reduce media plurality.

Italy, Telecom Italia (TIM), Vivendi