France Telecom Confirm Interest in TeliaSonera
The French telecom operator Orange, also known as France Telecom, has confirmed it is looking in to buying Swedish-Finnish TeliaSonera.
Speaking to the British Financial Times, the company’s Finance Director Gervais Pellisier said TeliaSonera was just one of the telecom companies it was interested in. Others include Norway’s Telenor.
Pellesier added however that Orange was in no hurry to buy and was some way off starting serious takeover discussions.