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Italy needs EUR 5 bln to reach Digital Agenda 2020 goals

Tuesday 15 July 2014 | 10:25 CET | News
Italy will need EUR 5 billion from the regional development and cohesion fund if it is to meet the objectives of the EU's digital agenda by 2020. Speaking at a meeting in Florence on the theme of high-speed broadband, Italy's undersecretary for economic development in charge of telecommunication, Antonello Giacomelli, said that the resources would help Italy bridge the gap with the rest of Europe, especially in rural areas. The EU itself recently reported that Italy was lagging behind other European countries in meeting the target of 100 percent access to high-speed broadband of over 30 Mbps,

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