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Italian utility fibre rollout plan to cost EUR 3 bln - CEO

Friday 22 May 2015 | 11:53 CET | News
Employing the infrastructure of utility company Enel to install fibre-optic cables in millions of Italian households would cost a maximum of EUR 3 billion, a fifth of the government's current estimates, according to Enel CEO Francesco Starace. The company has already written to the country's communications regulator AgCom with an offer to help roll out a national fibre-optic broadband network using its domestic gas and electricity grid. Enel has plans to install new smart metres in around 33 million Italian households over the next four years and is prepared to roll out fibre-optic cables at

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Companies: Agcom
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