0
Broadband

Fastweb inks deal to access Open Fiber FTTH network in 80 cities and digital divide areas

Thursday 2 May 2019 | 16:33 CET | News
Fastweb has announced an agreement with wholesale-only operator Open Fiber to use the latter's FTTH networks in areas not covered by its own infrastructure. Under the terms of the deal Fastweb will be able to access Open Fiber's network in the 80 major Italian cities it doesn't yet reach, as well as in so-called 'white' digital divide areas throughout the country. Open Fiber, meanwhile, will be able to tap into Fastweb's own fibre infrastructure where needed to continue rolling out its own wholesale network.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Fastweb / Open Fiber
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Fibre


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Fastweb underlines ambitions in wholesale market

Published 17 Jul 2019 09:50 CET | Italy
Fastweb has underlined its ambitions in the wholesale market, saying it aims to offer a national alternative to TIM for service ...

Fastweb, Samsung get go ahead for fixed-wireless 5G trials

Published 28 Jun 2019 13:57 CET | Italy
Italy's council of ministers has approved the project proposed by Fastweb and Samsung to carry out trials of '5G' Fixed Wireless ...

TIM signs agreement with Enel, CDP to begin talks on Open Fiber network tie-up

Published 21 Jun 2019 09:19 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the signing of a non-disclosure agreement with utility giant Enel and state lender Cassa ...

Di Genova named Fastweb Enterprise Officer

Published 17 Jun 2019 13:57 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has announced the appointment of Augusto Di Genova as its new Enterprise Officer, reporting directly to ...

TIM considering acquisition of CDP's stake in Open Fiber - report

Published 12 Jun 2019 09:34 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) is mulling the acquisition of the 50 percent stake in wholesale operator Open Fiber held by Italian state ...

Open Fiber 'evaluating ways of cooperating with TIM' - CEO

Published 10 Jun 2019 09:46 CET | Italy
The Open Fiber venture of Italian utility giant Enel and state lender CDP is "evaluating ways of integrating or collaborating ...

Italian state lender CDP mulling sale of Open Fiber stake to TIM - report

Published 27 May 2019 09:30 CET | Italy
Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) is considering the possibility of selling its 50 percent stake in wholesale ...

Fastweb sponsors international athletics meeting

Published 27 May 2019 09:00 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has sponsored the first edition of the Fastweb Cup, an international athletics meeting focusing on short ...

Open Fiber to bring FTTH to Chieri in EUR 4 mln rollout

Published 23 May 2019 15:42 CET | Italy
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP has announced the launch of work to build a ...

Telecom Italia activates FTTC service in Vecchiano

Published 21 May 2019 15:44 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the activation of a fibre-to-the-cab (FTTC) service in the town of Vecchiano in northern ...

Tiscali to access Open Fiber FTTH network in 271 cities by 2023

Published 20 May 2019 15:22 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali has reached an expanded deal with wholesale-only operator Open Fiber to use the latter's networks to ...

TIM yet to officially contact Enel over Open Fiber tie-up

Published 17 May 2019 09:00 CET | Italy
Italian utility giant Enel has had "no formal contacts" with Telecom Italia (TIM) over a possible tie-up with its wholesale ...

Open Fiber switches on 1Gbps FTTH service in Messina

Published 15 May 2019 15:22 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale Open Fiber said its partners Wind Tre and Vodafone have launched the first commercial fibre-optic offers in the ...

Vodafone Italia, Open Fiber launch 1Gbps FTTH trial in 4 underserved towns

Published 13 May 2019 08:57 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia is launching trial commercial fibre-optic offers using the Open Fiber wholesale in four so-called 'white' digital ...

Open Fiber to bring 1Gbps FTTH to Viareggio in EUR 8 mln rollout

Published 06 May 2019 15:58 CET | Italy
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP has announced that work has begun to bring ...

Last week in telecoms: earnings season, fibre and 5G investments, ongoing commercial actions in Italy, and some minor M&A

Published 06 May 2019 07:01 CET | Europe
Apart from some minor M&A, last week's main news was first quarter earnings reports. The Telecompaper Stock Index European ...

Fastweb to bring fixed-wireless 5G to 60% of Italy by 2024

Published 03 May 2019 10:00 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has followed the announcement of a network sharing deal with Open Fiber by revealing a plan to expand ...

Fastweb revenues up 4.5% to EUR 514 mln in Q1, hits 1.5 mln mobile subs

Published 02 May 2019 10:05 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb reported first quarter revenues up 4.5 percent year on year to 514 million on the back of a 3.7 percent ...

Sky Italia finalising plans to launch telephony service, headhunting CEO - report

Published 11 Apr 2019 14:33 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia is preparing to launch a telecommunications service with convergent mobile and fixed line plans and is ...

Fastweb CEO urges TIM-Open Fiber to coinvest to cut 'waste'

Published 12 Feb 2019 15:34 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) and wholesale-only operator Open Fiber should follow the example of the Flash Fiber joint venture set up by ...

Telecom Italia, Open Fiber sign new non-disclosure deal - report

Published 04 Feb 2019 09:33 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) and wholesale-only operator Open Fiber have signed a non-disclosure agreement that marks the first step ...

Open Fiber, Retelit sign Italian FTTH expansion deal

Published 25 Apr 2018 09:31 CET | Italy
Italian telecommunications infrastructure provider Retelit and the Open Fiber venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender ...

Vodafone Italia, Open Fiber expand FTTH partnership to 271 cities

Published 16 Apr 2018 10:14 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia and Open Fiber have announced a major expansion of their FTTH access agreement. Under the terms of the new deal, ...

Sky Italia confirms Open Fiber network deal, to launch broadband service in mid-2019

Published 30 Mar 2018 08:35 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has confirmed plans to enter Italy's broadband market under a long-term agreement for access to the ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

22 Jul NOS Q2 2019
22 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
23 Jul Megacable Q2 2019
23 Jul Calix Q2 2019
23 Jul Iridium Q2 2019
23 Jul Snap Q2 2019
23 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2019
23 Jul Vodafone AGM
24 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2019
24 Jul Netgear Q2 2019
24 Jul Telekom Slovenije Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2019
24 Jul AT&T Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2019
24 Jul F5 Networks fiscal Q3
24 Jul Altigen Communications fiscal Q3
24 Jul Facebook Q2 2019
24 Jul Line Q2 2019
24 Jul KPN Q2 2019
24 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2019
24 Jul Technicolor H1 results
25 Jul Comcast Q2 2019
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2019
25 Jul Orange Q2 2019
25 Jul Alphabet Q2 2019
25 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2019
25 Jul Maxlinear Q2 2019
25 Jul Telefonica Q2 2019
25 Jul Amazon Q2 2019
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2019
::: More Calendar Items