Cable & Telecom

Cogeco reportedly seeking to sell Portuguese cable unit

MONTREAL – Cogeco Inc. may be trying to unload its flagging Portuguese subsidiary Cabovisao. According to a report by telecommunications market research and consulting firm TeleGeography, Cogeco is shopping the cableco to various Portuguese and international telecom operators and private equity funds. A Cogeco spokesperson at the company’s Montreal headquarters declined to confirm the report, noting in an email to Cartt.ca that it is the company’s policy not to comment on rumours. But a second report by TeleGeography quoted officials at Portugal Telecom and Optimus during the Congress of the Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications, who declined interest in buying...
 

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