Numericable-SFR launches €10B takeover bid for Bouygues Telecom

France’s Numericable-SFR launched a takeover bid for Bouygues Telecom, in a deal that would displace Orange as the country’s largest mobile player. The proposed combination, which reportedly values number three player Bouygues at €10 billion, will have significant impact on France’s …

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SFR-Numericable sees revenue fall as parent Altice talks up quadplay prospects

A near five per cent fall in revenue at France’s SFR-Numericable pulled down Q1 2015 numbers for parent Altice. Revenue in France fell by 4.7 per cent, to €2.74 billion, driven downwards by an 8.7 per cent fall in consumer …

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Altice set to buy Numericable-SFR stake from Vivendi

Altice made a bid to acquire the 20 per cent stake in its French business (Numericable-SFR) held by Vivendi for €3.9 billion. Vivendi became a shareholder in the company when Altice acquired SFR, the integrated operator it previously owned. It …

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