Vodafone in early talks about buying Portugal’s Cabovisao

Vodafone has had exploratory talks to acquire cable operator Cabovisao in Portugal, according to the Financial Times, another European market where it is looking to beef up its quadplay credentials. Cabovisao is owned by French operator Altice, whose €7.4 billion …

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Altice bids for Portugal Telecom

France-based cable group Altice has made an official bid to acquire the Portuguese assets of Portugal Telecom (PT) from Brazilian Oi for €7.03 billion. The assets in question include the Portuguese incumbent’s business excluding African operations, its Rioforte debt securities, Oi treasury shares and PT’s financing vehicles.