Greece may exercise an option to sell an additional 10 percent stake in Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (HTO) to Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) as early as next month, Kathimerini reported, without citing anyone.
Hellenic Telecom may proceed with further cost cuts, including to benefits paid to employees, the Athens-based newspaper said, citing Chief Executive Officer Michael Tsamaz.
Deutsche Telekom holds a 30 percent stake in Hellenic Telecom and the Greek state owns 20 percent of the company.
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