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Italian govt welcomes TIM network separation plan

Wednesday 7 February 2018 | 14:14 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) finally revealed its plan to put its national fixed-line network into a separate company fully owned by the group during a meeting between CEO Amos Genish and industry minister Carlo Calenda. The voluntary separation is aimed at guaranteeing the network's quality and equal access to all operators as well as easing relations with the Italian government and regulators. "We presented a hypothesis of legal separation of the network, with a dedicated company, and we expect to discuss it at the next board," said Genish after the meeting, according to Reuters. The company's next

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Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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