Iliad Group

Iliad’s Play to fold UPC network into new JV with plan to build out to 6m homes

Iliad Telecom-owned Polish mobile operator Play is to fold the fixed-line HFC and fibre infrastructure of UPC Poland, the cable operator it acquired from Liberty Global, into a new joint venture with private equity outfit InfraVia Capital Partners. Subject to regulatory approval, InfraVia will spend PLN1.775 billion to take a 50% stake in a new […]

Iliad Group bids for Vodafone Italy

Xavier Niel’s Iliad Group has tabled a bid to take control of Vodafone Italia with a view to merging it with its own Italian operation. Iliad CEO Thomas Reynaud told Bloomberg that his company had placed a bid for 100% of Vodafone’s Italian operation. Vodafone CEO Nick Read has expressed his support for consolidation in […]