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Italian govt, Veneto region sign EUR 400 mln broadband deal

Friday 15 April 2016 | 09:42 CET | News
Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has signed a deal with the northern Veneto region to invest around EUR 400 million in funds to expand the high-speed broadband network to digital divide areas that have been unable to attract private investment. Under the terms of the deal, cluster C and D 'white zones' will receive EUR 315 million in state funds and EUR 83 million in European structural funds as part of the government's ambitious national broadband expansion plan. Work will start before the end of the year, with the aim of bringing fibre-optic broadband to 70 percent of the

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