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EC approves Italian broadband project

Monday 31 December 2012 | 12:06 CET | News
The European Commission has approved Italy's plan for expanding broadband services in the regions, the ministry for economic development announced. The government will invest EUR 1 billion from 2013 to ensure that everyone has access to at least 2Mbps by the end of 2013 and at least 30Mbps by end-2015. Southern Italy will in particular focus on faster services, as part of its economic development, and the EC encouraged other Italian regions to also join the project. The EC's approval gives the Italian government three methods of intervention to support the market.

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