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Italy secures EUR 573 mln EU funding for national fibre rollout

Friday 5 April 2019 | 15:28 CET | News
The European Commission (EC) has announced that it will be allocating EUR 573 million in EU funds to support Italy's national superfast broadband rollout. The EU funding will cover 60 percent of the costs of the plan to bring high-speed fibre connections to around 7,000 underserved localities throughout the country, including 12.5 million people and nearly 1 million businesses. So-called "white areas", where market forces cannot deliver the necessary infrastructure upgrade, in all 20 Italian regions will be covered by the initiative that's due to complete by the end next year.

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Companies: European Commission
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