Consortium Led by OMERS Buys Stakes in SFR FTTH

A consortium led by OMERS Infrastructure and partners AXA IM – Real Assets, and Allianz Capital Partners will buy minority stakes of SFR FTTH from the parent company Altice Europe N.V. (Euronext ATC, ATCB). The announcement came from Altice states the closing of the sale of a minority equity stake of 49.99% in fiber to the home business of Altice,…

EU Regulators Encourage Co-investment in Fiber Networks

The current set of fifteen-year-old telecommunication laws would be reviewed by experts in 2016 September. European Commission wants to revise laws so that rivals would be forced to co-invest and hence the networks would be open.