Telecom Italia: Talks with News Corporation only for content

08/03/2006 - 00:00 PM

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With regard to the rumours which have appeared in the daily press about hypothetical agreements with the News Corporation editorial group, and at the request of Consob, Telecom Italia confirms that discussions are underway with the above mentioned editorial group for the supply of media content.

There are no understandings between the two groups, let alone agreements, nor any reference to a possible share swap.

Similar discussions are also underway with other media content providers.

Milan, 3 August 2006