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Grillo calls for single fixed-mobile infrastructure company, criticises TIM-KKR fibre deal

Friday 14 August 2020 | 08:52 CET | News
Beppe Grillo, co-founder of Italy's Five Star political movement, elaborated on his previous remarks about the need for a single national high-speed network. The latter is of strategic importance to the country, he said in a new blog posting, and should be achieved with the creation of a company that can plan for the long-term, rather than being influenced by the short-term goals of foreign shareholders. This new entity should focus exclusively on wholesale activities, and integrate not only the fibre infrastructure owned by Telecom Italia (TIM) and Open Fiber, but also national mobile

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Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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