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Orange under pressure to move on Telecom Italia after Bouygues deal

Analysts say Orange is committed to consolidating European market, and also sees Italy as an opportunity
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Orange is reported to be in talks to take over the telecom assets of the Bouygues conglomerate while making a play for Telecom Italia.
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Orange is reported to be in talks to take over the telecom assets of the Bouygues conglomerate while making a play for Telecom Italia (above).

Paris

FRENCH telecoms operator Orange may soon face a crucial choice: shore up its position at home by gobbling up a competitor or expand its presence abroad by making a play for Telecom Italia.

While talks have reportedly begun to take over the telecom assets of the Bouygues