Italy preparing EUR 7 bln fibre expansion plan - report

Monday 6 October 2014 | 13:56 CET | News
The Italian government is finalising the details of a EUR 7 billion plan to expand the country's fibre-optic network to areas beyond the reach of private operators, reports Italian daily La Repubblica. The available funds will come from national, regional and European Community sources and the ultimate target is to provide 7 million buildings, or 50 percent of Italian households, with fibre-optic broadband connections capable of reaching speeds of up to 100 Mbps by 2020. The plan would also seek to guarantee a minimum broadband connection speed of 30 Mbps to all Italians by 2020 with a view

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