Altice responds on employment, investment fears following Bouygues offer

Altice attempted to address the controversy raised by its bid for French operator Bouygues Telecom, which it said is worth “a minimum of €10 billion”. Politicians expressed anxiety about the bid’s potential to destroy jobs, but Altice said it would …

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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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Altice open to acquiring Bouygues Telecom – report

The CEO of Altice, Dexter Goei has indicated the French cable group could acquire Bouygues Telecom. According to a report, Goei said the firm, owned by billionare Patrick Darhi, would make a perfect candidate to buy the Telecom arm of Bouygues Group, a fellow French firm.

Bouygues Telecom launches low-cost FTTH

French service provider Bouygues Telecom, which lost out to cable operator Numericable in its attempt to secure the acquisition of Vivendi’s SFR and lead consolidation in the country’s mobile sector, has launched an assault on the high-speed fixed internet market in the country.

Bouygues extends SFR purchase offer

French operator Bouygues Telecom has extended its offer to acquire rival SFR by 17 days in a bid to prevent the company being sold to cable operator Altice.

Bouygues ups offer for SFR again

French operator Bouygues Telecom is not admitting defeat in its pursuit to acquire rival SFR, having again increased the cash part of its offer to parent group Vivendi. The offer now stands at €13.15bn.

Bouygues increases offer for SFR

French operator Bouygues Telecom has submitted an improved offer to conglomerate Vivendi to take ownership of rival SFR.