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Enel, Metroweb begin fibre rollout in Padua, Cagliari

Wednesday 5 October 2016 | 10:07 CET | News
Enel Open Fiber (EOF) and Metroweb have begun rolling out cables in the Italian cities of Padua and Cagliari as part of their plan to build, operate and maintain fibre-optic services in ten major Italian cities, reports Ansa. In Padua, EOF plans to bring 1 Gbps FTTH coverage to 50 percent of the city's homes by June 2017 and 80 percent by May 2018 for a total of 116,000 households, while in Cagliari EOF intends to cover half of the city's homes by April next year and 80 percent by March 2018, for a total of 83,000.

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