Swisscom to sell Metroweb stake as Fastweb moves forward with fibre plan

Swisscom has agreed to sell its 10.6% in Italian operator Metroweb to the latter’s main shareholder Metroweb Italia for €80 million. The company’s shareholder agreement, which gives Swisscom certain minority rights, will be terminated when the transaction closes. The value of the deal is in line with the valuation placed on Metroweb by Italian utility […]

Vodafone, Wind and Metroweb to build Italian fibre network

Vodafone and Vimpelcom-owned Italian mobile operator Wind have reportedly signed an agreement with broadband firm Metroweb to build a fibre-optic network in Italy.  According to a Reuters report, Metroweb, which is partly owned by the Italian state, will act as a “building block” for the multi-billion euro plan – which will take place independent of Telecom […]