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Italian govt still interested in TIM-Open Fiber wholesale network tie-up

Monday 30 July 2018 | 14:45 CET | News
Italy's industry minister Luigi di Maio has confirmed the government's interest in exploring the creation of a single wholesale fibre network to boost fixed broadband take-up, reports Reuters. The project would involve spinning off the fixed network of Telecom Italia (TIM) and merging it with the infrastructure of state-backed wholesale-only provider Open Fiber. "We are looking at the Open Fiber model but for the spin-off of the network we need to understand what we're talking about, we're talking of a corporate asset," said Di Maio during a parliamentary session, adding that "our aim is to

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