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Italy frees up EUR 2.2 bln for broadband expansion

Monday 28 September 2015 | 09:12 CET | News
Italy's Court of Auditors has finally freed up EUR 2.2 billion of public funds to begin work on the country's EUR 12 billion broadband expansion plan after the Council of Ministers passed the corresponding bill last month. The Court confirmed that priority would be given to southern rural zones (clusters C and D) that have been hitherto unable to attract private investment. However, only EUR 40 million of funds will be available next year, with EUR 450 million coming in 2017, EUR 500 million in 2018 and 2019, and EUR 450 million in 2020. The government has pledged to bring high-speed

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