Telecom Argentina offers advice on 4G cost cutting

LIVE FROM MOBILE 360 LATIN AMERICA: Martin Wessel, head of technology evolution at Telecom Argentina (Personal), highlighted “five practical ways to reduce network investment, and this may help make this 4G business a sustainable one”. Noting that the main costs …

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TI gearing up for Italian towers IPO — report

Telecom Italia (TI) is considering an IPO of its towers business in Italy and is looking to current Telecom Argentina CEO Oscar Cicchetti to lead the process, according to Bloomberg. Sources said the company is considering Elisabetta Ripa, its current …

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Telecom Italia to sell stake in Argentina unit

Telecom Italia has announced it is to sell 17% stake of its subsidiary, Telecom Argentina to New York-based investor firm Fintech. The Italian incumbent said it plans to sell Telecom Argentina’s holding company Sofora’s entire shareholding to Fintech once it has received regulatory approval from the Argentinian regulator SECOM.