Telekom Austria advances in spinning off its towers business, appointing Ivo Ivanovski and Lars Mosdorf as future leaders. Tasked with preparing a Vienna listing in H2, the duo will oversee 12,900 towers potentially worth billions, enhancing Telekom Austria’s asset monetization.
OneWeb partners with Speedcast and F. Laeisz to launch a maritime connectivity service, providing hybrid satellite solutions to improve connectivity in remote polar regions, advancing the benefits of multi-path, multi-orbit technologies.
The CDP/Macquarie consortium reportedly withdrew their bid for TIM’s NetCo, leaving KKR as the sole contender. The uncertain outcome hinges on satisfying major shareholder Vivendi’s valuation expectations and resolving potential antitrust concerns, with a complex road ahead.
Vonage secures a Top Customer Sentiment Award for Contact Center as a Service from Metrigy, tied for the highest overall score among 27 providers. Praise includes technical features, reliability, integrations, and AI capabilities, highlighting Vonage’s innovative approach to customer engagement.
TIM’s CEO addresses concerns about ServiceCo’s sustainability after the potential spin-off of its network operations, highlighting unique businesses within, such as TIM Brasil, Enterprise, and Consumer. With ongoing NetCo sale negotiations, Telecommunications Italy seeks fair market value offers.
Nokia and Claro Colombia join forces to deploy a cutting-edge private 4.9G wireless network at Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahía, enhancing mission-critical connectivity and on-premises data processing. This collaboration aims to strengthen port operations, optimize logistics, and support Colombia’s most advanced multipurpose maritime terminal in its digital transformation journey.
Italian telecom giant TIM’s nine-year Power Purchase Agreement with ERG demonstrates a commitment to eco-friendly energy, sourcing 34% of its energy needs through PPAs, and targeting Net Zero emissions by 2040.
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Telecom Italia (TIM) said it will begin official discussions with KKR nearly four months after the US investment firm made a non-binding offer of $11.8 billion for the business. TIM said it has invited its CEO and chairman to speak with KKR to learn more about its prospective proposal after an almost six-hour board meeting on Sunday. TIM noted in a statement that its board of directors had directed CEO PietroLabriola and chairman Salvatore Rossi to conduct formal conversations with KKR in addition to those already held by its advisers in order to maximize shareholder value in respect to other potential interested parties. The release went on to say that the goal was to get information on the financial and industrial appeal and execution of KKR’s offer, as well as to define the length and breadth of the applicable confirmatory due diligence sought by the fund prior to a…
The Italian telecoms operator TIM is evaluating the US investment group’s KKR expression of interest in acquiring the full capital stake of the company, a potential 11 billion euro transaction. The proposal was lodged by the US investment fund at a price of €0.505 per share, a 45.7 percent premium over the share’s closing price on Friday. TIM described KKR’s expression of interest as “friendly,” with the goal of securing approval from TIM’s board and management. Telecom Italia said its board of directors met and addressed the fund’s interest in initiating a prospective public tender, which is subject to a four-week period of due diligence and clearance from the Italian government, that has veto power over the group’s purchase. Although TIM is a private corporation, because it is considered a strategic asset for Italy, the Italian government has the right to decline any purchase that it believes would…