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AGCM launches antitrust probe into TIM, Fastweb broadband JV

Friday 10 February 2017 | 08:40 CET | News
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Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has launched an investigation into the broadband joint venture set up by Telecom Italia and Fastweb last year on grounds that it may breach competition rules. The companies announced the initiative last year, creating a company called Flash Fiber Srl and pledging to invest EUR 1.2 billion to accelerate the rollout of FTTH technology in 29 cities across Italy. However, the watchdog is concerned that the joint decision-making of the country's two main vertically integrated operators in the fixed broadband sector could reduce competition in the sector. The joint

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Companies: Fastweb / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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