Title: Swisscom Acquires Vodafone’s Italian Business for $8.7 Billion

Introduction:
In a recent move, Swisscom, a leading telecommunications company in Switzerland, has agreed to purchase Vodafone’s Italian business for a whopping $8.7 billion. This deal marks the completion of Vodafone’s efforts to simplify its European portfolio.

Background:
Vodafone, a British multinational telecommunications company, has been streamlining its operations in Europe for the past few years. This includes selling off its businesses in countries such as Germany, Spain, and Portugal. The sale of its Italian business to Swisscom is the final step in this simplification process.

Details of the Deal:
The acquisition of Vodafone’s Italian business by Swisscom is valued at $8.7 billion. This includes the transfer of Vodafone’s mobile, fixed-line, and broadband operations in Italy to Swisscom. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, pending regulatory approvals.

Impact on Swisscom:
With this acquisition, Swisscom will become the second-largest telecom company in Italy, after Telecom Italia. This will significantly increase its market share and strengthen its position in the Italian market. It will also allow Swisscom to expand its services and offerings to Italian customers.

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