Patuano, Niel discuss Italian telecoms market; Vodafone changes mind on emerging markets unit sale

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> Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano said he met with French telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel to discuss the potential of the Italian market. Reuters article

> Vodafone decided not to spin off its emerging markets unit, which includes businesses in India, Africa, New Zealand, Qatar and Turkey. Reuters report

> Qatar-based Ooredoo appointed Sheikh Saud bin Nasser al-Thani as its new group CEO, replacing Nasser Marafih. Ooredoo announcement

> Telecom Italia said it is open to all options for a merger or sale of its Brazilian mobile business with Oi. Reuters article

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