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Italian PM launches proposal for telco single market

Wednesday 9 July 2014 | 10:25 CET | News
The Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has proposed that the EU create "a single digital market" regulated by "a single digital authority." Speaking at the Digital Venice 2014 meeting promoted by the Italian presidency of the European Council, Renzi called for all money invested in digital technology infrastructures to be stripped from calculations of public fiscal deficits. "Every euro spent on digital infrastructures must be out of the box," said Renzi in English, before going on to reiterate his belief that EU austerity measures should be loosened. He argued that Italy was making the

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