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Vivendi clarifies Telecom Italia stake is unaffected by sale of ordinary shares

Vivendi announced its stake in Telecom Italia remains at 24.9 per cent, despite the French media company selling off around 0.2 per cent of its shares.

Patuano and Alierta: A tale of two CEOs

It seemed somehow fitting that the CEOs of two major European operators with what have been very strong ties quit their respective roles within days of each other. First, Marco Patuano of Telecom Italia resigned, with the operator this week confirming he is to be replaced by Flavio Cattaneo. Then Telefónica said long-standing CEO César Alierta is to step down after 16 years in this position. He is to be succeeded by José María Álvarez-Pallete.

UPDATED: Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano resigns

Telecom Italia said on Monday that its CEO Marco Patuano has handed in his resignation, which will become effective subject to the relevant approvals of the terms and conditions.

Telecom Italia consolidated net loss masks group-wide profit in 2015

Telecom Italia's parent company shareholders lost out in 2015, as they bore the brunt of a 66.5 per cent fall in the company's overall net profit.

Report: Telecom Italia CEO backs Brazil; denies being asked to sell unit

Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano said that he had never been asked to sell TIM Participacoes and that he continued to believe in Brazil as a strategic market for the Italian operator, following reports that investor Vivendi had been pushing for a sale of the company's  Brazilian unit.

Report: Vivendi CEO meets potential replacements for Telecom Italia chief Patuano

Vivendi is reportedly considering kicking out Telecom Italia's CEO Marco Patuano just days after the French media group increased its stake in the Italian operator to 23.8 per cent.

Italy's TIM, Kumu test full duplex relay technology to double LTE capacity

Italy-based TIM tested full duplex relay technology from U.S. start-up Kumu Networks that is designed to enable the transmission capacity of LTE networks to be doubled from current levels through the use of self-interference cancellation (SIC) techniques.

Report: 23% of European mobile towers could be independently owned in 2016

A new study predicted that around 23 per cent of European mobile towers could end up under the ownership of independent tower companies this year following recent tower divestment announcements by several mobile network operators.

Orange still linked to Bouygues Telecom acquisition talks despite denials

Orange and Bouygues Group faced fresh merger speculation after reports in France said the companies had entered into deep negotiations over an acquisition of Bouygues Telecom.

Xavier Niel sees Telecom Italia as consolidator rather than M&A target

Xavier Niel said he sees Telecom Italia as a consolidator in Europe rather than a target for consolidation, and indicated he might want to play a more active role at the Italian operator in future.