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Enel confirms Italian fibre-optic plans

Friday 13 November 2015 | 10:57 CET | News
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The board of Italian utility giant Enel has given the green light to set up a company to help build a national fibre-optic telecoms network open to all operators. The move comes after Enel CEO Francesco Starace previously confirmed that Enel's last-mile infrastructure would be made available for use by any operator with a view to avoiding duplication of networks. The utility is due to install 33 million smart meters over the next four years and is prepared to let operators use the pipes to deploy a superfast broadband network. According to Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore, the capital of

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Companies: Fastweb / Metroweb / Telecom Italia / Vodafone / Wind
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