Illiad Telecom

Vodafone and Iliad reportedly mulling Italian merger

Vodafone and Iliad Telecom, which operates the Free brand, are in talks to merge their businesses in Italy, according to a report by Reuters. According to the report, talks between the pair are ongoing. Reuters reports that Iliad/Free is working with investment bank Lazard on the future of its Italian operation.  A combination of Vodafone […]

Free owner Niel takes majority stake in Monaco Telecom

French telecom entrepreneur and owner of Iliad Telecom/Free Xavier Niel has acquired a controlling stake in Monaco Telecom from Cable & Wireless Communications for €322 million.  Niel used his NJJ Capital investment vehicle to take a 55% stake in the Monagesque operator, which will remain 45% owned by the Principality. Monaco Telecom has about 31,000 […]