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Italian govt pushing for single broadband network independent of TIM - report

Tuesday 28 July 2020 | 09:59 CET | News
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The Italian government is considering a plan to set up a single high-speed fixed broadband network that would initially be majority-owned by Telecom Italia (TIM) but would grant equal access to all operators, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters. The government is keen to play a more active role in the creation of a national high-speed broadband network by merging TIM's fibre assets with those of wholesale operator Open Fiber and is looking to address the key issue of governance of the single network by structuring it to guarantee "its independence from the incumbent", said the

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Companies: Open Fiber / Openreach / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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