Rhonda Richford

THR Writer

Vivendi In Exclusive Talks To Sell French Telecom Arm SFR

Vivendi In Exclusive Talks To Sell French Telecom Arm SFR

French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi, Universal Music Group's parent company, said Friday that it has entered into exclusive talks to its French telecom arm SFR with one of two bidders. The company is looking to unload its mobile phone unit and focus on its media and entertainment businesses.
Bono Awarded France's Highest Honor for Artists

Bono Awarded France's Highest Honor for Artists

Irish rocker Bono is now a French commander, after being awarded the country’s highest cultural honor in a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday. Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti made Bono a Commander of Arts and Letters in recognition of his contributions to the arts and to charity.

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