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Emilia-Romagna to allocate EUR 255 mln to broadband rollout

Tuesday 7 June 2016 | 09:35 CET | News
Northern Italian region Emilia-Romagna has announced that it will be allocating a total of EUR 255 million to bringing high-speed broadband to digital divide areas. The region reached an agreement with Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) and state-owned infrastructure firm Infratel to use EUR 180 million of state funds and EUR 75 million of regional funds to roll out fibre-optic broadband in areas that have been unable to attract private investment. In-house company Lepida will immediately use part of the funds to extend its backbone network to mountain localities before launching

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Companies: Infratel / Lepida
Countries: Italy
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