Italian govt awards EUR 2.4 bln digital PA tender

Wednesday 29 April 2015 | 10:23 CET | News
Italy's state procurement agency Consip has awarded a tender worth EUR 2.4 billion over seven years to the operators Tiscali (60 percent), BT Italia (20 percent) and Vodafone-Ericsson (20 percent). The operators will be the providers of Italy's public connectivity system, or SPC, which connects the country's official buildings via a high-speed network. Consip said the new system will result in savings of around EUR 2 billion and help the government achieve its digital agenda objectives and implement its recently announced Strategy for Italian Broadband and Digital Growth 2014-20. However,

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Companies: BT Italia / Fastweb / Telecom Italia / Tiscali / Vodafone / Wind
Countries: Italy
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