Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia names new head of TIMVision

Telecom Italia (TIM) has named Rai executive Andrea Fabiano as the new CEO of it audiovisual unit TIMVision and head of multimedia. Fabiano will take up his new post with the company on September 16. TIM said that the appointment of Fabiano, an experienced manager in the television business, would give further impetus to TIMVision’s […]

Telecom Italia chairman Conti may exit

Telecom Italia (TIM) chairman Fulvio Conti is considering resigning after just over a year in the role. Conti on Thursday confirmed a report by Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica that he was considering quitting, citing easing tensions between warring Telecom Italia shareholders Vivendi and Elliott Management. According to a separate report by Reuters, Conti’s resignation could […]

TIMVision to offer Serie A with Sky Now TV Ticket Sport agreement

Telecom Italia (TIM) has struck a deal with Sky Italia to add the latter’s Now TV Ticket Sport offering to its TIMVision service. The deal means that TIMVision subscribers will now be able to watch Serie A football along with key international matches along with TIM’s own entertainment services, including exclusive films and TV series. […]

Telecom Italia to boost TIMVision following end of Sky dispute

Telecom Italia (TIM) and Sky have ended a long-running contractual dispute in a deal that will allow the telco to sell Sky’s Now TV-Ticket Sport sports offering to TIMVision subscribers. TIMVision will now be able to provide an offering that includes seven out of 10 Serie A football matches. The deal also gives TIMVision the […]

Telecom Italia and Vodafone partner for Italian 5G launch

Telecom Italia and Vodafone have agreed to merge their mobile tower infrastructure to roll out 5G in Italy. The deal, announced Friday, July 26, will see Vodafone transfer its mobile masts in the country to Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane (INWIT), which Telecom Italia currently owns 60%. The agreement will see Telecom Italia and Vodafone have a […]

Genish resigns from Telecom Italia board

Amos Genish, the Vivendi-backed former CEO of Telecom Italia (TIM) who was ousted in a dramatic boardroom coup last November, has resigned from the TIM board. Genish, who was removed as CEO after a series of moves engineered by activist investor Elliott Management and its backers, will be replaced as a Vivendi representative on the […]

Telecom Italia moves towards Open Fiber talks

Telecom Italia (TIM) has revealed that it has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and Enel with a view to starting talks about the possible sale of its fibre network. The discussions will centre around the potential integration of TIM’s fibre network with the Open Fiber infrastructure, owned by CDP and […]

Telecom Italia to sell digital-terrestrial broadcasting outfit

Telecom Italia (TIM) and GEDI Gruppo Editoriale have agreed to sell digital-terrestrial broadcasting outfit Persidera to F2i and EI Towers for an enterprise value of €240 million. TIM owns a 70% stake in the broadcasting company, and GEDI Gruppo Editoriale holds 30%. Under the terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, Persidera […]

Telecom Italia names new CFO

Telecom Italia (TIM) has named Giovanni Ronca as chief financial officer reporting directly to CEO Luigi Gubitosi. After a transition period Ronca will become CFO as of 17 June, replacing Piergiorgio Peluso. Peluso, as of that date, will report to Gubitosi, managing the Group’s strategic projects and extraordinary operations. Ronca was co-head of UniCredit commercial […]

Vivendi abandons move to replace Telecom Italia board

Vivendi has abandoned attempts to replace Telecom Italia (TIM) board members nominated by arch-foe Elliott Advisors and has said it is “prepared to give credit” to CEO Luigi Gubitosi’s request for it to withdraw its motion. Vivendi did not provide details about what Gubitosi had promised. The meeting of TIM shareholders requested by Vivendi as […]

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