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Italian railways offer network for fibre-optic expansion

Wednesday 13 May 2015 | 10:24 CET | News
The head of Italy's state railway company has joined utility giant Enel in offering its facilities to help roll out a national fibre-optic broadband network. Michele Mario Elia, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato, said the company was "ready and available" to share the railway network to help expand the provision of fibre optics in Italy, according to a report in La Repubblica. "We have a 9,000 kilometer railway network, a few hundred kilometers of which have already been covered with fibre optic cables from Basictel," he said, before adding that there had been no specific approach made regarding

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